LORI MAYNE is a writer and researcher with her own Irish roots. She is a native of Emerald, P.E.I., and granddaughter of Eileen McSweeney, originally from Tullow, County Carlow, Ireland. Lori also has strong ties to UPEI, obtaining her Bachelor of Arts with honors in history there, before completing her Master of Journalism at Carleton University in Ottawa. She teaches writing at UPEI, as well as writes and edits on a freelance basis.
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