AOTM: Martha Brooks

The author of eleven books award-winning writer Martha Brooks is our June Author of the Month. Martha is an award-winning novelist, playwright and jazz singer whose books have been published in Spain, Italy, Japan, Denmark, England, Germany and Australia, as well as in Canada and the United States. She is a three-time winner of the Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book of the Year, as well as the Ruth Schwartz Award, the Mr. Christie’s Book Award, the Governor General’s Award, and the Vicky Metcalf Award for her body of work. Letters to Brian is her first book for adult readers. She shares with us a few thoughts about her creative process in 19 Questions about Process: An interview with Martha Brooks.

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AOTM: Mike Grandmaison

The award winning photographer behind thirteen books, Mike Grandmaison is our Author of the Month. (Okay, photographer of the month.) Mike’s photography has also been published worldwide in magazines, and calendars. With a background in biology, he worked for the Canadian Forest Service in Edmonton and Winnipeg for 20 years. Since he turned to photography full time in 1996, he has published several collections of his natural landscape photography, and recently opened The Canadian Gallery in Winnipeg. He shares with us a few thoughts about his creative process in 19 Questions about Process: An interview with Mike Grandmaison.

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