Evangeline Holtz

Evangeline Holtz

About Evangeline Holtz

Evangeline Holtz is a writer, academic, educator, and community literary and literacy worker. She has honed her trauma-informed, feminist, creative literacy praxis through grief support and literacy work at Rogpa Friendship Center in Himachel Pradesh, Northern India; creative writing pedagogy for youth at the Learning Disabilities Association of Southern Vancouver Island, Victoria, BC; educational consulting work with First Nations communities in Northern Ontario with Learn Different; instructing critical writing and analytic thinking courses for first and second year undergraduate students in the Department of English at the University of Toronto; and as the literacy coordinator for St. Stephen’s Community House and Alexandra Park Community Centre, both in Kensington Market, Toronto. Evangeline holds an Honours BA in English Literature and Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia and the University of East Anglia (UK), an MA in Contemporary Canadian Literature from the University of Toronto, a PhD candidacy in the Department of English and the Women’s and Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto, and is currently an MPPA candidate in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University, where her funded project investigates federal and provincial educational and public health policies in the wake of the TRC for Indigenous peoples in Canada.