I am now more than halfway through the adventure I set out on a few weeks ago. When Twenty-six was chosen for One Book Nova Scotia, one of the things I agreed to do was travel the province, reading from the book and meeting people. I have read in Halifax, Antigonish, Sydney, Port Hawkesbury, Halifax (again), Bridgewater, Middleton, and Yarmouth. And there are still more readings to come: Truro, Stellarton, Halifax (a different library each time), Amherst.
The experience has been so overwhelmingly positive. I’ve met interesting, intelligent, articulate people. I’ve been asked insightful questions. People have spoken to me candidly about their own experiences and their personal connection to my work. And along the way I’ve gotten to see this tremendous province, literally from one end to the other.
And I’ve reconnected with old friends, people I have not seen, some in over twenty years, who came out to…
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