Sue Sorensen

Sue Sorensen was born in Saskatchewan and now lives with her family in Winnipeg, where she is Associate Professor of English at Canadian Mennonite University. Her poetry and fiction have been published in CV2, Room, Prairie Fire, and Wascana Review. Sue received her graduate education at UBC, where her doctoral dissertation was on the work of British novelist A. S. Byatt. She has published academic articles on Henry James, John K. Samson, Guy Vanderhaeghe, Ian McEwan, and the filmmaking careers of rockers Neil Young and David Byrne. In 2012 her poem “On the Road to Golders Green” won Honourable Mention in the Prairie Fire Writing Competition, and her novel A Large Harmonium won Best First Book at the Manitoba Book Awards. She is included in the 2012 poetry collection, Desperately Seeking Susans, published by Oolichan.

Books:
West of Eden: Essays on Canadian Prairie Literature (editor).
CMU Press, 2008.

A Large Harmonium: A Novel.
Coteau Books, 2011.

The Collar: Reading Christian Ministry in Fiction, Television, and Film. 
Wipf and Stock, 2014.

 http://www.suesorensen.net/

 

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