Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Random (BookBuzzr.com and Freado.com excerpt available)

Word on the Street Halifax is this Sunday (September 26, 2010)

Just to let you know that next Sunday is Word on the Street from 11 am to 5 pm.

I'll be at Victoria Park in Halifax across from the Public Gardens reading from Raising Orion, my new novel at 12:30 and from Random, the new YA novel at 4 pm. See you there.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Kenya children read Skate Freak

Children in Kenya reading my book, Skate Freak.

Photos courtesy of Eric Walters.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Two new novels this fall Raising Orion and Random

This September, Nova Scotian author Lesley Choyce is releasing his first novel for adults in more than seven years called Raising Orion, published by Thistledown Press. He's also celebrating the publication of Random, a young adult novel coming out from Red Deer Press. Choyce is also one of three featured surfers in the documentary Winter Wave Riders (Hemmings House Productions) which is being screened at the Halifax Film Festival this month. In addition, he is also part of a unique poetry-music collaboration with Toronto singer-songwriter Jason McGroarty and soon to release an album blending spoken word and pop music. His previous two CDs were with the band The SurfPoets.

Lesley Choyce is a novelist and poet living at Lawrencetown Beach in Nova Scotia. He surfs in the North Atlantic year-round. He also runs a literary publishing house and teaches English at Dalhousie University. He is the host of a regular nationally-broadcast program on BookTelevision called Off the Page with Lesley Choyce. Choyce is the author of more than seventy books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction for adults, teens and children. His writing has earned him several awards, including two Dartmouth Book Awards and the Ann Connor Brimer Award for the young adult novel Good Idea Gone Bad. His work has been translated into Spanish, French, Danish and German.
Choyce will be available for interviews this fall in Halifax and Toronto. He will be reading from his two new books at Word on the Street in Halifax on September 28.

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Republic of Nothing nominated for best book

The Republic of Nothing is nominated for best book in the "Atlantic Canada Reads" Competition.

As of June 18 – Friday, readers can vote for their favourite of the six.  Click here if you’d like to vote for any of the six, or check out the link below: