We’re Celebrating New Author… JANICE LANDRY

When I started Sea and be Scene it was always with the goal of celebrating everything that makes Atlantic Canada so special and at the heart of that celebration is most definitely the people.

I have met so many great folks and look forward to meeting many more as the journey continues – the sweetest part is the friendships I've made along the way.

One such fortuitous break was meeting Janice Landry – although truth be told we'd met before the site started up, I can honestly say it is because of Sea and be Scene that our connection grew stronger and now I'm among the lucky crew she calls 'friends'.

Cape Breton Christmas Daddies Telethon 2010Janice was born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia where she graduated with Distinction, with Honours in Journalism from the University of Kings College.

A familiar face to so many on the East Coast having spend 12 years working with CTV-Atlantic (and co-hosting Christmas Daddies telethons), she now runs her Janice Landry with daughter Lauraown dynamic company Groundhog Productions and has been a part-time faculty member at Mount Saint Vincent University for more than a decade.

She's also a very proud mom to a beautiful and busy daughter Laura – so it's fair to say Janice has a LOT on the go!

And now... always passionate about writing and story telling, Janice has most recently added 'Published Author' to her long and impressive resume.

FROM THE GROUND UP by Janice Landry Cover Art designed by Paul Birmingham of Studio 11In “From the Ground Up” she shares the fascinating biography of Mr. Wadih Fares, the Consul of Lebanon to the Maritimes.

“Fares emigrated from Diman, Lebanon, escaping civil war as a teenager, studied engineering at the former TUNS (Technical University of Nova Scotia) and Dalhousie University, and is now one of the most successful developers in Atlantic Canada.”

Add this book to your must-read list and join us in saluting Janice Landry on another wonderful achievement! SABS

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For more SABS posts featuring Janice Landry check out her Cool People Profile, 2012 Mother's Day Salutes & Tributes, The Best Christmas Present I Ever Got and Behind the Scenes at Cape Breton Christmas Daddies.

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1 Comment »

  1. I'm looking forward to reading Janice's book on Mr, Fares, who, like her, is a fabulous success. Thanks for bringing this new author to our attention!

    Comment by Flossie Myhill — May 31, 2012 @ 3:43 pm


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