Erin Bow


Erin Bow is the author of two books of poetry, a memoir, and four novels for young readers.

She has a fistful of writing awards, including the CBC Literary Award in Poetry, the Canadian Library Association’s Book of the Year for Young Readers award, and the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award for most distinguished book for children published in Canada.

Erin has lived in Kitchener-Waterloo since marrying local author James Bow in 1998. Until recently a science writer for Perimeter Institute, Erin now writes novels and poetry full time, working out of her garden shed.

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