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Author Lesleyanne Ryan: Blog Tour

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In October, award-winning writer Lesleyanne Ryan published her debut novel, Braco. At the time, I interviewed Ryan about her publishing experiences. Last week, I had the great privilege of sitting with her again to discuss her Atlantic Book Awards nomination, her blog tour and life as an author. (At the end […]

May 15, 2013

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Republic of Doyle Limerick

April is poetry month, and I feel I should honour it some way. But I’m certainly no poet (and trust me, I know it), so I’ll offer you a limerick today.    There once was a guy named Jake Doyle, Against bad guys he daily did toil. He got kicked in […]

April 11, 2013

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Interview with Author Lesleyanne Ryan: A Lesson in Persistence

This month Braco, the award-winning debut novel from Lesleyanne Ryan, will be released. As a former UN peacekeeper, Lesleyanne served in Visoko, Bosnia in 1993/94.  There she helped a friend send food to a young boy in Srebrenica.  When the Canadian military pulled out of Srebrenica in March 1994, he […]

October 5, 2012

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