Yvonne Blackwood
BIO
Biography

Yvonne Blackwood is an African-Canadian author of three adult non-fiction books, Into Africa, A Personal JourneyWill That Be Cash or Cuffs? and Into Africa the Return. She has also published three children’s picture books in The Nosey Charlie Adventure series. She is an award-winning short-story writer and has contributed stories to several anthologies, including Human KindnessCanadian Voices, and Wordscape. She has published articles in magazines, including More of Our CanadaAdelaide, InTouch and Green Prints. She has written columns for Pride Newspaper, the Toronto Star, and The African Connection.

ADDRESS
City: Richmond Hill, Province/Territory: Ontario
EMAIL
LANGUAGES
English
PUBLICATIONS
Publications
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS
Presentation details
Audience Size
Audience size
8-200
Presentation Genre
children's literature; short story
Presentation Length
1 hour
EQUITY INITIATIVE
As part of the Union’s Equity Implementation Plan, we are committed to increasing awareness of authors who are Black, Indigenous, racialized, LGBTQI2S, or living with a disability. This author identifies as:
Members who identify as:
Black, Indigenous, and/or racialized
Programs & Interests
Interested in participating Union’s Ontario Writers-in-the-Schools program:
All members are eligible for the Union’s Ontario Writers-in-the-Schools program. Are you interested in participating in this pro
Yes
Interested in participating in the Northern Ontario WITS program:
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No