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David Dawe

Dave Dawe was born in Bay Roberts and currently resides there with his wife, Corinne, and two teenage children, Meagan and Aaron. He is an educator at Holy Redeemer School in Spaniard’s Bay, teaching elementary and junior high students who say they enjoy his classes for the stories he relates. This is entirely in line with his philosophy of teaching his greatest love, history, which is “to tell the human stories, not just to regurgitate the facts.” Mr. Dawe’s fascination with history was born when he was a youth, listening to the war stories of his grandfather, a veteran of World War I, and Mr. Dawe’s personal hero. There have been other inspirations as well, including colourful local characters, entertaining writers, and engaging university professors. As he gets closer to retirement, Mr. Dawe hopes to spend more time researching and writing Newfoundland history.

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Turning pages since 1994

Flanker Press is a bright spark in the Newfoundland and Labrador publishing scene. As the province’s most active publisher of trade books, the company now averages twenty new titles per year, with a heavy emphasis on regional non-fiction and historical fiction.

The mission of Flanker Press is to provide a quality publishing service to the local and regional writing community and to actively promote its authors and their books in Canada and abroad.

Now located in Paradise, Flanker Press has grown from a part-time venture in 1994 to a business with eight full-time employees. In the fall of 2004, Flanker Press launched a new imprint, Pennywell Books. This imprint includes literary fiction, short stories, young adult fiction, and children’s books.

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