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MFA, University of King's College, Dalhousie University

Born in London, Ontario, Canada to Trinidadian parents, Gloria Blizzard is a Black Canadian woman of mixed heritage, with links to the middle passage, surrounded by European culture, living on Indigenous lands of the Americas. With deep interests in music, dance, science, race, culture and spirituality she bring these perspectives to essays, memoir, poetry and reviews. Publications include:, Globe and Mail, Dance International, THIS, NOW and WORD Magazine, Canadian Forum, Herizons, HELD Magazine, Poetry Canada Review, ACTA Victoriana and the Humber Literary Review.


  • –present
    Writer, MFA Candidate, University of Kings College, Dalhousie University


  • 1985 
    Queens University, B.A.