Episode 54 – The Last Franco American Author Rémi Francœur

This week we’re joined by Author Rémi Francœur, who’s working on an incredible project you’re going to want to follow. Rémi grew up in Manchester, is the same generation as Jesse but his first language was French. Jesse and Rémi will talk about growing up in the same city but in different ways. Then we’ll learn about The Last Franco American project and how he came up with it.

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FCL News 2/16 & Rémi Francoeur Preview

Ace FCL Correspondent Melody is here to let you know about blogs and events to check out, then Jesse gives a quick preview of next week’s interesting episode with Rémi Francoeur. We hope you enjoy this week’s bonus question….a return to talking about food!

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Episode 53 – The Memoir Network with Denis Ledoux

This week we’re joined by Denis Ledoux. Denis is the founder, director, and editor-in-chief of The Memoir Network, a network dedicated to helping you tell your story. He’s also the Program Chair of the Franco-American Collection of the University of Southern Maine. Jesse and Denis will talk about the collection and some upcoming events but first talk about writing memoirs and the memoir he wrote with his mother ‘We Were Not Spoiled’. If you’ve had any interest in writing down your story or someone else’s, this is an amazing episode to listen to.

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FCL News 2/2 & Denis Ledoux Preview

Melody has a great list of articles, podcasts and events for you to check out and then Jesse give an intro to next week’s episode with Memoir Writer Denis Ledoux.

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Episode 52 – Writer and Historian Lynne Levesque

This week we’re joined by Writer and Historian Lynne Levesque. Lynne’s story is an interesting so we’re glad she joined us on the show. After a successful academic and business career she was called to tell the story of Jeanne Chevalier, a distant relative. We’re glad she told the story but because it’s an extremely interesting one. We hope you enjoy the story as much as we do.

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FCL News 1/19 & Lynne Levesque Preview

Melody is back with some blogs to check out and some virtual events to attend. Then Jesse lets you know about next week’s guest Writer and Historian Lynne Levesque.

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Episode 51 – R. Jean Mathieu

We think this week’s episode is a good one because we don’t talk to a lot of fiction authors from the west coast. R. Jean Mathieu is from California and let us know about his short story “Glâcehouse”. It’s not something we’d come across normally but we’re glad we did. R. Jean will talk about the inspiration of the story and about his very very interesting life.

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FCL News 1/5 & R. Jean Mathieu Preview

Melody starts off the show with some interesting blogs and an event to check out, then Mike gives a quick preview of what to look forward to next week. Then it’s bonus question time with Jesse and next week’s guest R. Jean Mathieu.

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2020 News Wrap Up

Melody is back to put a bow on 2020. She picks her favorite blogs, podcasts and even talks about some events that tried to distract us from the dumpster fire that was 2020. Just a note, Melody mentions Patrick’s book was published but it won’t be released until January but you can pre-order it below!!

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Episode 50 – Christmas Stories

Grab a slice of Pork Pie and sit down by the Yule Log and listen to some stories of how previous and future guests celebrate the holidays. You’ll hear stories from New England, Quebec and Louisiana. Special thanks to Nathalie Hirte, Taalib Auguste, Jean-Phillipe L’Étoile and Robert Perreault for talking to us!

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