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Laverne  Stewart
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Biography

Laverne Stewart is a journalist and author who's called New Brunswick home since 1988. She currently resides near Harvey, NB.



How has New Brunswick influenced your work?

New Brunswick is part of me. I spent every summer here as a child on my grandparentsí farm near St. Stephen. I moved to this province when I was 22 to begin my journalism career. I have remained here since then and am now raising my own kids in this beautiful province. I am now working on several books which all include aspects of this province.

What is your favourite New Brunswick book, and why?

Nights Below Station Street by David Adams Richards.

What do you consider to be the highlight of your career so far?

25 years has passed very quickly as I worked in radio, TV and print journalism. The highlight of my career has been being nominated for and Atlantic Journalism Award and publishing by first book Angels and the Afterlife in 2010 .


Literary prizes

Finalist, Enterprise Reporting: Print, Atlantic Journalism Awards - 2012

Featured Publication

 
Angels and the Afterlife
(2010)

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