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Dr. Elizabeth Bolton


About Dr. Bolton

Dr. Elizabeth Bolton is a writer/poet and editor with a PhD in Literacy Education (Department of CTL, OISE, 2021) and a multiple-subject (K-8) California teaching credential. Her poetic-phenomenological doctoral research project explored the mental/physical health benefits of reflective creative writing. Coronation is her first full-length poetry book, and a poetic extension of her dissertation. More of her writing on the mental health experience can be found in The Conversation (Canada), Sick Magazine, Oyster River Pages, and Porter House Review, among others.  She is currently an associate editor for the Hart House Review, a literary magazine on the University of Toronto campus. Contact her via email for tutoring, teaching and public speaking inquiries.



PhD Literacy Education

OISE, University of Toronto

mental and physical health benefits of creative writing


MA Literacy Education

OISE, University of Toronto

the therapeutic fairy tale reading experience


BA Classical Languages

University of California, Berkeley

Latin and Ancient Greek languages

Selected Publications

a full-length poetry collection available from Wipf & Stock, Amazon, and

3rd Prize Poetry Winner for the Hart House Literary Contest 2020

an invited book launch and dissertation discussion for the Centre for Educational Research in Languages and Literacy (CERLL)

Leaf Pattern Design
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