Carolyne Van Der Meer’s Bio

Carlyne Van Der MeerCarolyne Van Der Meer is a journalist, public relations professional and university lecturer. She has undergraduate and graduate degrees in English Literature and recently completed a Graduate Certificate in Creative Writing at the Humber School for Writers in Toronto. She has published journalistic articles, essays, short stories and poems in publications in Canada, India, Ireland, Italy, the U.K. and the U.S. New work is forthcoming in Germany. 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, will be published in 2017 by Toronto-based Inanna Publications. She is currently at work on a second collection of poetry and a young adult fiction novel.

To listen to Carolyne’s reading at the Atwater Poetry Project, click here.