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ABOUT LESLEY

Lesley Choyce is a novelist and poet living at Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia.  He is the author of 99 books for adults, teens and children. He teaches in the English Department and Transition Year Program at Dalhousie University.  He is a year-round surfer and founding member of the 1990s spoken word rock band, The SurfPoets. Choyce also runs Pottersfield Press, a small literary publishing house and hosted the national TV show, Off The Page, for many years. His books have been translated into Spanish, French, German and Danish and he has been awarded the Dartmouth Book Award and the Ann Connor Brimer Award.  

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Surfing and Spirituality

Listen to Lesley Choyce and Father Donald Calloway's podcast on Surfing and Spirituality on CBC Tapestry

 

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Choyce has a feeling for the young and dispossessed, for the terrible angst of adolescence and the rituals of rebellion.

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Nova Scotia's answer to the Renaissance man.

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All Alone at the End of the World

In this hauntingly lyrical and always surprising collection of poetry, Lesley Choyce offers his unique observations of life in all its wonders. Geographically, the poems range from his home in Nova Scotia to Greece, England, Ireland, Italy and New Jersey. Along the way, the poet falls into a well, encounters a dead seal, eavesdrops on university students, drives to the English Channel, hangs up laundry, makes lasagna and has an epiphany while mailing a letter on a snowy day.

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