Delighted to learn that Ni'n na L'nu: The Mi'kmaq of Prince Edward island (Acorn Press), co-written with Jesse Francis, is short-listed for an Atlantic Book Award and for a PEI Book Award. Winners of categories to be announced May 21 at Atlantic Book Awards Gala in Charlottetown.
Rukhsana was born in Lahore, Pakistan and emigrated to Canada at the age of three. She began writing for community magazines and went on to write for Adam's World children's videos. Rukhsana is a member of CANSCAIP, SCBWI and the Storytellers School of Toronto. She lives in Toronto with her husband and has four children and a grandaughter.