Saddest Ship Afloat

Allison Lawlor


Allison Lawlor is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in the Globe and Mail, Homemakers, Canadian Living, and University Affairs magazines. After graduating from Ryerson University she worked as a reporter for several daily papers in Ontario before moving to Nova Scotia in 2003. Her first book, 250 Years of Progress: Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency, was published by Nimbus in 2005. Allison lives in Prospect, Nova Scotia, with her husband and their two daughters.