Mary Jo Leddy

Mary Jo Leddy is a writer, speaker, theologian, and social activist. She is widely recognized for her work with refugees at Toronto’s Romero House. She is the author of numerous books, including At the Border Called Hope: Where Refugees Are Neighbours, Our Friendly Local Terrorist, and The Other Face of God: When the Stranger Calls Us Home. Her works have been finalists for Toronto Book Award and the Trillium Book Award. In 1996, she received the Order of Canada.

Books by Mary Jo Leddy

Fifteen writers in exile were asked for pieces of writing about their experiences in the home countries that they were forced to escape. These brutal and heart-rending stories show the strength and resilience of human beings from all over the world who continue to seek truth, justice, and freedom of expression.