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Lauren B. Davis
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Attended Humber College
Lives in Princeton, New Jersey
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I remember him singing this song. Wonderful to hear his voice again.  Travel well, dear Raymond.
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Splendid. Thank you.  
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You are a brave and moral young man.  I applaud you.
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Well done, gentlemen.  Glad you could find a place to hang your musical hats.  
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 . . . and I've got a lot of hats!
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"Stop this madness.  We don't have to live like this. Too many have died. No more." Yes. That. 
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My favorite band 'o bums.  
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A really wonderful man.  I remember all those fantastic Friday evenings at his house on Edouard-Montpetit.  The laughter, the music, the kindness....  Travel well, Raymond.
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Ghislain Picard, the interim national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, says he is frustrated by the lack of input from the federal government with his organization on the issue of murdered and missing indigenous women and girls.
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You are one smart and funny woman.  Well done!
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Thrilled with this review in Truthdig.  Randich pointed out a central metaphor I didn't even realized I'd used.  Wonderful. 
Lauren B. Davis’ novel dissects the patterns of fear, denial, lies and justification that propel an alcoholic further into an addiction that destroys everything she has and is. - 2014/06/06
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Well done, Julian.  Seeing old friends' faces. So sad about Janet, but I have two of Gwen's paintings in the house.  Jake's laugh...  really intriguing profiles.  
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Lauren B. Davis!! Just, damn!!!
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Novelist, writer
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Princeton, New Jersey
Previously
Montreal, Quebec - Toronto, Halifax, Montreal, Annecy (France), Paris
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Lauren B. Davis’s most recent novel is OUR DAILY BREAD, named as one of the "Best Books of the Year" by THE BOSTON GLOBE and THE GLOBE & MAIL. She is also the author of the bestselling and critically acclaimed novels, THE RADIANT CITY, a finalist for the Rogers Writers Trust Fiction Prize; and THE STUBBORN SEASON, chosen for the Robert Adams Lecture Series; as well as two collections short stories, AN UNREHEARSED DESIRE and RAT MEDICINE & OTHER UNLIKELY CURATIVES. Her short fiction has been shortlisted for the CBC Literary Awards and she is the recipient of two Mid-Career Writer Sustaining grants from the Canadian Council for the Arts. Lauren reviews books for THE GLOBE & MAIL and THE LITERARY REVIEW OF CANADA and leads monthly SHARPENING THE QUILL writing workshops in Princeton, New Jersey. For more information, please visit her website at: www.laurenbdavis.com
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Lauren B. Davis was born in Montreal and lived in France for ten years from 1994-2004. She now lives in Princeton, New Jersey with her husband, Ron, where she writes (obviously) and leads monthly writing workshop -- SHARPENING THE QUILL. 

Lauren's most recent work is OUR DAILY BREAD, a novel named "Best of the Year" by The Boston Globe and The Globe & Mail (Canada).  Her first novel, THE STUBBORN SEASON, was a national bestseller and named as one of the Top 15 Bestselling First Novels by Amazon.ca and Books in Canada. It was also chosen by Robert Adams for his prestigious 2003-2004 book review series. Her second novel, THE RADIANT CITY, was a finalist for the Rogers Writers Trust Fiction Award. She has also published two collections of short stories, AN UNREHEARSED DESIRE (longlisted for the Relit Award) and RAT MEDICINE & OTHER UNLIKELY CURATIVES.  A well-respected creative writing teacher who has taught in Geneva, Paris and Ireland, as well as in the USA and Canada, she is also a past Mentor with the Humber College Creative Writing by Correspondence Program, and past Writer-in-Residence at Trinity Church, Princeton.
Education
  • Humber College
    1999
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