Profile

Douglas Glover has been called “a master of narrative structure” (Wall Street Journal). His latest book is The Erotics of Restraint: Essays on Literary Form (2019). He has published six books of short stories, four novels, three essay collections, and The Enamoured Knight, a book about Cervantes, Don Quixote, and novel form.

His novel Elle won the 2003 Governor-General’s Award for Fiction and was a finalist for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. His stories have been frequently anthologized, notably in The Best American Short Stories, Best Canadian Stories, and The New Oxford Book of Canadian Stories. His criticism has appeared in the Globe and Mail, The New York Times Book Review, Washington Post Book World, Boston Globe Books, and the Los Angeles Times. From 1996 to 2006 he was the editor of the annual collection Best Canadian Stories. From 2010–2017, he published the online artsmagazine Numéro Cinq. The VCFA Douglas Glover Fund for Writers, Authors & Publishers was named in his honor.

Education

MFA - Creative Writing | University of Iowa
MLitt - Philosophy | University of Edinburgh
BA - Philosophy | York University

Leslie Ullman

Faculty, MFA in Writing

Brian Leung

Faculty, MFA in Writing

Adam McOmber

Faculty, MFA in Writing; Novel Retreat

Ellen Lesser

Faculty Chair, MFA in Writing; Director, Postgraduate Writers' Conference

Barbara Hurd

Faculty, MFA in Writing

Betsy Sholl

Faculty, MFA in Writing