Susin Nielsen

British Columbia

Susin Nielsen got her start feeding cast and crew muffins and bologna sandwiches on the award-winning TV series Degrassi Junior High, for which she later wrote several episodes. Amid her work in television she found time to write three children’s books: Hank and Fergus (winner of the Mr. Christie’s Silver Medal Award), Mormor Moves In and The Magic Beads. Her more recent novels are Word Nerd, Dear George Clooney, Please Marry My Mom and The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen. She lives in Vancouver.