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"Davis confidently paints a magical world rich in detail where human trials unfold against a fairy-tale tapestry. Weaving a fresh legend from a mosaic of ancient stories, she creates a bold new world where wit equals witchery and kindness is as valued as courage."
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Lauren B. Davis

see: www.laurenbdavis.com and www.laurenbdavis.com/blog/Lauren's new novel, THE EMPTY ROOM will be published by Harper Collins Canada in May, 2013.OUR DAILY BREAD (Wordcraft of Oregon), was longlisted for the 2012 Scotiabank Giller Prize, named as one of the "Very Best Books of 2011" by The Globe & Mail and The Boston Globe, and earned a starred review in the industry publication "Quill & Quire". 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.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, and her dog, Bailey, known as the Rescuepoo.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 Program, and past Writer-in-Residence at Trinity Church, Princeton. She now leads "Sharpening the Quill" writers' workshops in Princeton.For more information, please visit her website at: http://www.laurenbdavis.com

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