Eric Walters is one of Canada’s best-known and most prolific writers of fiction for children and young adults. His books have won over 120 awards, including thirteen separate children’s choice awards, as well as the Africana Children’s Book Award, the UNESCO Award for Literature in Service of Tolerance and The Christopher Award. His books have been translated into thirteen languages. He lives in Guelph, Ontario, and is the co-founder of Creation of Hope, a charity that provides care for orphans in the Mbooni district of Kenya. In 2014, Eric was named a Member of the Order of Canada.
Eric Walters’ Festival appearance is generously supported by the Swedish Embassy.
Eric Walters is published by Orca Book Publishers Penguin Random House
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September 30, 2022
The Right to Great Stories: Celebrating the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award
Deborah Ellis, Eric Walters, Maria Lassén-Seger, and Christina Wahldén
September 30, 2022 at 5pm
May 27, 2021
TIFA Kids! Reading: The King of Jam Sandwiches with Eric Walters (Text Category)
May 27, 2021 at 3pm
October 29, 2020
Fiction as a tool for Resilience Building
Eric Walters, Natasha Deen, Erin Bow, and Kathy Kacer
October 29, 2020 at 10am