Liisa Kovala is a Finnish-Canadian teacher and writer based in Sudbury, Ont. Her short stories have appeared in Sudbury Ink, Creepy Capreol, Jr., Along the 46th, Kippis! Literary Journal and other publications. Her creative non-fiction pieces have appeared in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas in Canada, Canadian Teacher Magazine and Sudbury Living. Liisa studied creative writing at the University of Toronto and is currently working on a novel.
If you thought last week had all the festivals, think again; this week has Thin Air in Winnipeg, Fog Lit in Saint John, Victoria's Festival of Authors, Poetry Weekend at the University of New Brunswick, Kingston Writers' Fest, and a bevy of readings and book launches.
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