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Kyo Maclear

Kyo Maclear’s children’s books have been published in over twenty countries and nominated for numerous awards, including the Governor General’s Literary Award, the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award, and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. She is an editor-at-large with Tundra Books/Penguin Random House Canada and recipient of the 2023 Vicky Metcalf Award for Young People for her body of work. In addition to writing for children, Kyo is also a novelist and widely published essayist. She is on faculty with The Humber School for Writers and the University of Guelph Creative Writing MFA.

Kyo lives and works in Toronto/Tkaronto where she shares a home with two sons, two cats and a singer.

She is represented by Jackie Kaiser of Westwood Creative Artists.

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