The Wind Seller

The Wind Seller

by Rachael Preston

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ISBN-13: 9780864926029
Publisher: Goose Lane Editions
Publication date: 11/01/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 296
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

A native of Yorkshire, England, Rachael Preston earned a Master's degree in English Literature from Queen's University. She also studied at Emily Carr College in Vancouver. She has worked as an ESL professor at Asia University in Tokyo and co-wrote a series of video scripts produced for classroom use. She has also taught English in Vancouver; London, England; and the Czech Republic, and has worked as an advertising copywriter and editor. She currently teaches creative writing both in class and online for Mohawk and Sheridan colleges. In 2005, Rachael Preston assumed the position of Chair of gritLIT, Hamilton's writers' festival, and has since expanded the festival's mandate to include children's writers, genre authors, and graphic novelists. She is also a judge for the Power of the Pen, the Hamilton Public Library Creative Writing Competition. In 2001, she won the Arts Hamilton Literary Award and was nominated for the Journey Prize. Rachael Preston is also the author of the critically acclaimed novel Tent of Blue (Goose Lane Editions, 2002).

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"A romance, a mystery, an intimate social drama, The Wind Seller is brimming with visceral dangers and lusts." — Andrew Pyper, author of The Wildfire Season

"The Wind Seller is like a vacation in your pocket. Rachael Preston's lively prose and historian's eye for detail pull you away to another time and place." — Trevor Cole, author of Norman Bray in the Performance of his Life

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