Douglas Glover was UNB’s sixth writer-in-residence for the 1987-88 academic year, and returned to the position for the 2013-14 academic year. He was the recepient of the 2003 English Language fiction Governor-General’s award for his novel Elle. Glover was the editor for the annual Best Canadian Stories from 1996 to 2006. He was founder and editor of the online journal Numero Cinq until ending the publication in 2017. Numero Cinq was started on January 11th, 2010 as a reading, discussion, and resource site for a small group of Douglas Glover's friends and writing students.
Glover originally came to UNB in 1971 as a philosophy lecturer at the Saint John Campus. His 1987 residency was funded by both the university and the New Brunswick Department of Tourism, Recreation, and Heritage. During his residency in 2013-14, Glover was a part of the Lorenzo reading series in Saint John, and also gave a writing workshop on March 20 at UNBSJ.
UA Case 191; Section 2; Douglas Glover