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Multi-talented Lesley Crewe to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Author: UNB Newsroom

Posted on Nov 25, 2019

Category: myUNB , UNB Saint John

Lesley Crewe will read from Are You Kidding Me? on Sunday, Dec. 1, with special guest Port City 5, as part of the UNB Saint John Lorenzo Reading Series.

For the first time, bestselling novelist, columnist, and humorist Lesley Crewe’s finest newspaper columns are collected in one place. The book spans 20 years of columns for The Cape Bretoner Magazine, Cahoots Magazine, and The Chronicle Herald.

Not merely razor sharp, Lesley’s wit is also ocean wide, taking in everything from the humiliations of breast pumping to the indignities of aging, from the frantic excess of holiday preparations to the homey irritations of a long marriage.

Lesley Crewe is the author of 10 novels, including Beholden; Mary, Mary; Amazing Grace; Chloe Sparrow; Kin; and Relative Happiness, which has been adapted into a feature film. Previously a freelance writer and screenwriter, her column “Are You Kidding Me?” appears weekly in the Chronicle Herald’s community newspapers.

The Lorenzo Reading Series acknowledges the support of The League of Canadian Poets, the New Brunswick Literary Promotion Program, UNB Saint John, UNB Saint John Bookstore, and its private reading sponsors.

Lesley Crewe will read from her book on Sunday, Dec. 1, at 2 p.m. at the Whitebone Lounge, Thomas J. Condon Student Centre, UNB Saint John campus.

For more information contact Andrea Kikuchi at (506) 648-5782 or email lorenzo@unb.ca.