Lorna Crozier is the author of 17 collections of poetry as well as a memoir. She has five honorary doctorates, the most recent from McGill and Simon Fraser Universities, for her writing, service to literature, mentorship, and teaching. She is an Officer of the Order of Canada. Many national honors have been bestowed upon her works, including the Governor-General's Award for Poetry. The Globe and Mail named her memoir The Book of Marvels: A Compendium of Everyday Things as one of the top 100 books to read in your lifetime, and Amazon named her memoir one of the top 100 books to read in your lifetime. She has performed for the Queen and recited her poetry on every continent except Antarctica.
Lorna stretches her teaching muscles at Wintergreen after twenty years as a beloved teacher at the University of Victoria and an instructor at Banff and Sage Hill. She's been teaching there since 2010, and it's like a second home to her. Her first home is on Vancouver Island, where she shares a home with writer Patrick Lane and two wonderful kitties who share her passion for gardening.