Ariadne’s Notes! The World Poetry Café Radio Show Plus once again presented the talented Ruth Kozak on August 11, CFRO, 100.5 PM . We heard about her travel plans and excerpts from volume two BLOOD ON THE MOON: THE FIELDS OF HADES will be produced in October 2016. We wish her a safe and wonderful trip with lovely adventures. To listen to the show: CLICK HERE!
Ruth Kozak is a Canadian travel journalist with a strong interest in history and archaeology. A frequent traveller, Ruth lived for several years in Greece and instructs classes in travel journalist and creative writing. A travel writer since 1982, her publications include the Vancouver Province, The Vancouver Sun, 50 Plus, Senior Living, and various other newspapers and magazines in Canada, US and the United Kingdom as well as on-line publications, www.EuropeUpClose.com and www.travelgeneration.com. Ruth also edits and publishes her own on-line travel zine at www.travelthruhistory.com She has been published in the APA Insight Guides 1994, Writer’s Abroad anthology “Foreign Flavours” as well as two poetry anthologies and was writer for The Vancouver Guide for Planet Eye Traveler. Last year she was invited to Egypt by Egyptian Tourism and you can read her blogs about this trip at http://travelthroughhistory.blogspot.com Her ATHENS AND BEYOND e-book for Hunter Publishing, US was published in Nov 2015 on Kindle and she is currently working on one EXPLORING THE GREEK ISLANDS.
Ruth’s first historical fiction novel SHADOW OF THE LION: BLOOD ON THE MOON (Volume One) was published July 2014 by www.mediaaria-cdm.com UK. This is her first published literary work. Volume Two BLOOD ON THE MOON: THE FIELDS OF HADES will be produced in October 2016. SHADOW OF THE LION: BLOOD ON THE MOON is currently available on Amazon.com and in bookstores.
In Sept 2014. Ruth was on a successful book promo tour where she attended the Historical Novel Writer’s Conference in London, Eng. and was invited to three events in Greece including a reading at the Athens Centre, a presentation at the World Poetry Conference in Larissa and a reading for two grade nine classes at the Athens Community School. On her last trip to Greece, Fall of 2015 Ruth read for the Canadian Archaeological Society, Athens. She has been invited for return readings in Fall 2016.
Ruth is a member of the Federation of BC Writers, The Canadian Author’s Association and is President of the BC Association of Travel Writers. She instructs writing classes at WAVES in New Westminster, Brock House and in the past at Champlain Heights Community Centre and for the VSB. She has presented workshops and readings for Burnaby Writer’s Society, Grind Writers, Lit Fest and the Royal City Literary Arts Society as well as readings and workshops for the Vancouver Public Library and Kitsilano Library.