Grant Munroe has been appointed a senior fellow at the Centre for Free Expression (CFE) at Toronto Metropolitan University. Munroe is the public services manager for the Essex County Library in southwestern Ontario.
“Grant Munroe brings a wide range of experience and skills which are important for the Centre for Free Expression’s work in defending and promoting intellectual freedom,” said James L. Turk, CFE director.
At the Essex County Library, Grant’s portfolio includes management and development of the library's collection. Prior to joining the library, he worked as the director of marketing and publicity for Biblioasis, the Windsor-based literary press. His essays, profiles, fiction, and book reviews have appeared in U.S. and Canadian outlets, including The Walrus, The Globe and Mail, Los Angeles Review of Books, National Post, Literary Hub, Literary Review of Canada, McSweeny’s, and more. He is a graduate of New York University's Creative Writing Program in Fiction. Born in Miami, Florida, Grant holds dual United States and Canadian citizenship.
The Centre for Free Expression at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University) is a hub for public education, research and advocacy on free expression and the public’s right to know. Its work is undertaken in collaboration with academic and community-based organizations across Canada and internationally.