About

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I’m a freelance writer and librarian currently living in Montreal, Quebec.

In my previous life as a librarian in international schools, I lived in the Czech Republic, Colombia, the Bahamas, Egypt, Kuwait and Germany. I’ve also done shorter stints in Switzerland, Italy and Spain.

I write about topics as varied as books, reading and censorship; flamenco dance in Spain; skiing in the Alps; Greek Orthodox history in Turkey; Jewish culture in Italy, and animal-friendly/cruelty-free travel, among others. My work has been published by BBC Travel, the Globe and Mail, the Boston Globe, the Toronto Star, Fodor’s and the Vancouver Sun.

You can contact me at  lizwarkentin@gmail.com, on Twitter @lizwarkentin
or on Instagram at lizwarkentin