Carolyne Van Der Meer

Carolyne Van Der Meer is a journalist, public relations professional and university lecturer. She has undergraduate and graduate degrees in English Literature from University of Ottawa and Concordia University respectively, and has a Graduate Certificate in Creative Writing from the Humber School for Writers. She has published journalistic articles, essays, short stories and poems in publications in Canada, India, Ireland, Italy, the U.K. and the U.S. Her first book, Motherlode: A Mosaic of Dutch Wartime Experience (, was published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press in January 2014. She is currently working on a young adult fiction novel.