Lesley Choyce is the author of over 100 books for adults, teens, and kids. He founded and runs Pottersfield Press, a small literary press in Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia, where he lives. He teaches creative writing at Dalhousie University. He surfs year round in the North Atlantic. His books include The Coasts of Canada, The Unlikely Redemption of John Alexander MacNeil, and Broken Man on a Halifax Pier. He has also edited a companion volume to "Nova Scotia: Shaped by the Sea" titled "Nova Scotia: A Traveler’s Companion".
He has won The Dartmouth Book Award, The Atlantic Poetry Prize, and The Ann Connor Brimer Award and has been shortlisted for the Governor General's Award for his writing.
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