Lorri Neilsen Glenn is a poet, essayist, teacher and researcher. Her most recent books include the bestsellingUntying the Apron: Daughters Remember Mothers of the 1950s, an anthology of prose and poetry, and an acclaimed book of lyric essays in bricolage form,Threading Light: Explorations in Loss and Poetry. The former poet laureate of Halifax, she has won awards for her writing, her teaching, her research and her work in the arts. She is a professor emeritus at Mount Saint Vincent University and a mentor in the University of King’s College MFA program in creative nonfiction. She lives with her family in Nova Scotia.