2021 Regional Juried Ekphrastic Exhibit

Sincere thanks to Lorri Neilsen Glenn, 2021 Ekphrastic Writing Adjudicator
and congratulations to all those chosen for recognition



Distinguished Award

Seanah Roper, Fort Nelson, BC – “Fireweed” (inspired by mary mottishaw’s “fireweed”)

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Honourable Mentions (in Alphabetical Order)

Shannon M. Craig – “My Own Little Rock” (inspired by Frances Obie’s “Atlin Lake 1”)

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Pamela den Ouden – “My Mother Taught Me to Whistle” (inspired by Amy Gothard’s “Study of Shadows and Wrinkles”)

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Jeannie Lindgren – “Wrinkles” (inspired by Amy Gothard’s “Study of Shadows and Wrinkles”)

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Tony Takacs – “Gliding Through the Clover” (inspired by Caily Oldershaw’s “Rose and Clover”)

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The PLRAC is pleased to host the third annual Ekphrastic Juried Exhibit and delighted to announce award-winning author and Wild Words North alum Lorri Neilsen Glenn as the juror for the 2021 exhibit.


Lorri Neilsen Glenn


Lorri Neilsen Glenn is the author and editor of fourteen books of poetry, creative nonfiction and scholarly work. Following the River: Traces of Red River Women, a mixed-genre historical memoir, was published late in 2017 with Wolsak and Wynn. Short-listed for the Evelyn Richardson Nonfiction award and winner of the Miramichi Reader’s nonfiction award, it is now in its third printing. Lorri has taught poetry and memoir in all provinces of Canada, as well as in Ireland, Chile, Greece and Australia. Former Halifax Poet Laureate, Lorri is Professor Emerita at Mount Saint Vincent University and a mentor at The University of King’s College MFA’s program in creative nonfiction.

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