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Corri Lobbezoo is an emerging Canadian author who lives unceded Lək̓ʷəŋən territory on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

Corri writes poetry and fiction about the earth, gender, spirituality, sex, solitude and relationships. 

Corri welcomes you to connect through email or Instagram.

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Canada Council for the Arts Grant Recipient

Breaking News

With deep gratitude, Corri Lobbezoo thanks the Canada Council for the Arts for empowering and supporting their work. Canada Council awarded Lobbezoo their Professional Development grant in February 2023. This award has funded Lobbezoo's 10-month writing program with The Writer's Studio at Simon Fraser University. 

Canada Council is "proud to be Canada’s public arts funder. [They] contribute to the vibrancy of a creative and diverse arts and literary scene through our grants, services, prizes and payments to Canadian artists and arts organizations." 

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Published Work

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Small Town Kid, UNTIL Magazine

June 10, 2023

Lobbezoo writes a short creative non-fiction piece about growing up as a farm kid in the tiny town of Lynden, Ontario, and going to visit the local Co-op with her father.

Memory was the topic of Issue 5 of UNTIL Magazine, a brilliant online journal created to showcase artists UNTIL the pandemic is over and life returns to a new normal. 

"The Land"

The Parlay: Folsom Lake College's Literary & Arts Magazine

May 2020

This poem was written after Lobbezoo's trip to Yellowknife, Northwest Territories in December 2019.

"New Friend"

In "Social Distance, Haiku, and You" by Alan Nakagawa

April 23, 2020

How is your experience of social distancing going? Imagine hearing from 500+ people on their quarantine time -- all in haiku.

October 15, 2015

This blog post was written for a friend's business site while Lobbezoo was creating a life coaching business.

Lobbezoo finds it relevant to her current work as a writer because an artist is a kind of entrepreneur who has a multi-faceted role: doing the work (writing), refining and pitching and sell the work, motivating oneself, staying organized, and so on.

"'They Built a Kingdom’: Developing a Free Reformed Church Community in Southern Ontario, 1950-1976”, Master's Thesis, University of Waterloo

Jan. 2014

This is Lobbezoo's 142-page graduate thesis in fulfilment of her Master's of History at the University of Waterloo.

“On the Excellencies of Dana Porter Library” 

Student Life 101 Ezine, University of Waterloo

April 2010

Somehow, perhaps through befriending a very cool history librarian named Jane, Corri Lobbezoo became the unofficial poet of Dana Porter Library . . . even though it all started as a joke.

The Calm before the Storm: Reflections on DP at the Start of a New Term

Winter 2011

A second poem about the University of Waterloo's library Dana Porter, this one in the style of "The Night Before Christmas."

"Teacher Journal," Sias University

Oct. 2006

Freshly graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in History and Linguistics, Lobbezoo moved to China in summer 2006 to teach English at Sias International University. She taught (and became the Sophomore team leader) for a second year as well before heading home in 2008. 

Lobbezoo was asked to write a reflective piece on her experience as a teacher living on campus at Sias.

"Dirt Rich" | Power of the Pen


“Dirt Rich” is a short story that won First Prize for Short Fiction by age group. in The Power of the Pen Award is sponsored by Hamilton Public Library & The Hamilton Spectator.

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