Join us for a reading by Montreal-born author, Lesley Crewe. She is a best-selling author, newspaper columnist, screenwriter, key-note speaker and humorist living in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. She has published eleven books in the past fourteen years, including Amazing Grace, Shoot Me, Hit & Mrs, Kin, Her Mother’s Daughter, Chloe Sparrow and Ava Comes Home. Her first novel, Relative Happiness was short-listed for the Margaret and John Savage First Book Award in 2006. The novel was adapted into a movie of the same name, which debuted in 2015, winning Best Picture at the Nova Scotia Screen Awards.
She adores her family, animals, insects, trees, children’s books and tea biscuits. Because of the tea biscuit thing, she’s been on a diet for over sixty years with no success. She hates housework and people who litter.