Glen Lowry, PhD, is a Van­cou­ver-based writer, ed­i­tor and ed­u­ca­tor. His work fo­cuses on cre­ative-crit­i­cal col­lab­o­ra­tions be­tween artists and aca­d­e­mics, par­tic­u­larly in the con­text of new and emerg­ing publics. With Henry Tsang and M. Simon Levin, Lowry is a lead re­searcher for Maraya, a large-scale pub­lic art­work link­ing urban wa­ter­front spaces in Van­cou­ver and Dubai, United Arab Emi­rates. Since 2002, he has edited West Coast Line, a Simon Fraser Uni­ver­sity-based cul­tural jour­nal, and he is a found­ing ed­i­tor of LINE­books, a mi­cro­press spe­cial­iz­ing ex­per­i­men­tal, west coast po­etry and po­et­ics. In 2009, he pub­lished Pa­cific Av­enue, his first book of po­etry. Lowry is the As­sis­tant Dean of Cul­ture and Com­mu­nity at Emily Carr Uni­ver­sity of Art + De­sign, Vancouver, Canada.