How does yoga inspire author Beth Follett?
Let’s find out…
Hi! My name is crystal fletcher and welcome to this week’s episode of all about canadian books. I’m delighted to have Beth Follett as a guest. Beth is a novelist, an essayist, a publisher (Pedlar Press), and a poet. We’ll be discussing her 2nd novel Instructor which was published by Breakwater Books.
When Ydessa Bloom’s husband dies in a Cessna crash in a mid-Ontario lake, she rents a cottage at that lake, without really comprehending why, and stays for three months. There she meets three people who will influence her life dramatically—her landlady, a yoga teacher, and a precocious eight-year-old boy named Henry Rattle.
Years later, at the age of twenty-five and reeling from personal tragedy, Henry seeks Ydessa out once again, and they find themselves alone on the day of the Northeast blackout, drawn into an encounter that will change them both...
This yoga lover also loves books. As the founder of Pedlar Press for twenty-five years Beth Follett published innovative, contemporary Canadian fiction, poetry and the occasional nonfiction. To check out Pedlar's website
Author Reading & Manuscript Submission Tips
As a publisher Beth also has some great advice for writers who are seeking publication. DO YOUR HOMEWORK! When you listen to Beth's advice you'll know why I've capitalized the previous sentence!
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