See Amanda's blog of our travels

Schools at which I teach:

Vermont College of Fine Arts:

Humber College:



Candlewick Press:

Groundwood Books:

Farrar, Straus and Giroux:

Front Street Books:

Red Deer Press:


Useful Links

Vermont College of Fine Arts Blog:


The Horn Book Magazine:


Writing With a Broken Tusk:

The Horn Book:

Children’s Literature New England:

The Reading Corner:






There's an interview of me with Rachel Wadham on “Worlds Awaiting” (BYU Radio’s Children’s Lit Show), this Saturday, May 7, at 1:30pm Eastern. You can hear it on BYU Radio at SiriusXM Channel 143, on the tunein app, and at
You can listen to the audio of the interview on the BYU website at 2pm EST after the show airs: CLICK HERE

The new portrait on my home page is by Mark Raynes Roberts. It will appear in an exhibition called Illumination: Portraits of Canadian Literature and Authors that will be on display at the Toronto Reference Library, October 11 -- November 1, 2015.

On the Road Again

I have some dates set for the fall but there will be more to come, soon.

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