Interview with writer Ruth Kozak

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Ruth dressed as favourite author Jack Kerouac at a theme party

This is an abridged version of the interview. To read the full version, click HERE

I met Ruth Kozak at the Vancouver Greek Summer Fest, in July. We met at the bus stop, nodded politely and, before I knew it, she was telling me about her life in Greece, Alexander the Great, being a travel journalist and teaching ESL in rich Athenian families. Since the bus ride took only so long, I asked her to grant me an interview for The Westcoast Reader. Continue reading

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