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Jane Finlay-Young on 570News

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Jane Finlay-Young on 570News

Jane Finlay-Young, co-author of the novel Watermelon Syrup (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2007), will be on Kitchener's local radio staion, 570 News, to talk about the book at 1:30 p.m. on July 18. Watermelon Syrup was published to critical acclaim and is the 2007 winner of the general fiction award from ForeWord Magazine. Listen to the interview with Finlay-Young at

Watermelon Syrup was originally written by Finlay-Young's friend, Annie Jacobsen. Jacobson passed away in 2005. Following a request by Jacobson, Finley-Young rewrote Watermelon Syrup with the help of editorial feedback from Di Brandt. Watermelon Syrup is part of Wilfrid Laurier University Press's Life Writing Series.

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