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Vicki Grant

Vicki Grant has been called “a superb storyteller” (The Canadian Children’s Book Centre) and “one of the funniest writers working today”  (The Vancouver Sun). She began her career creating ads for Chiat/Day and McCann-Erickson, moved on to writing scripts for Theodore Tugboat, Big Comfy Couch and her own Gemini Award-winning series Scoop & Doozie before graduating to young adult fiction. Her thirteen novels have appeared on shortlists for almost every major Canadian award and numerous American ones as well. Her comic legal thriller, Quid pro Quo, won Best Juvenile Crime Novel in Canada and was nominated for the Edgar Allen Poe Award in the United States. Her YA mystery Not Suitable for Family Viewing won The Ontario Library Association’s Red Maple Award. Vicki recently wrote, directed and produced “DANCING WAS MY DUTY’, a one-hour CBC-TV documentary about love and dating in Halifax during World War Two.

City: Halifax, Province/Territory: Nova Scotia