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Carolyne Van Der Meer

Carolyne Van Der Meer

Spring 2018 Session

Carolyne Van Der Meer is a Montreal journalist, public relations professional, and university lecturer. She has undergraduate and graduate degrees in literature from University of Ottawa and Concordia University respectively, and a Graduate Certificate in creative writing from the Humber School for Writers. She has published journalistic articles, essays, short stories, and poems internationally. Her first book, Motherlode: A Mosaic of Dutch Wartime Experience, was published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press in 2014. Her second book, a collection of poetry entitled Journeywoman, was published in 2017 by Toronto-based Inanna Publications. She is currently at work on a YA fiction novel.

Carolyne Van Der Meer worked with the YA author Caroline Bock.

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