Kit Pearson

Kit Pearson

1:27am

Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Kit Pearson was born in Edmonton, Alberta and worked for many years as a children’s librarian in Ontario and B.C. Since 1986 she has written twelve novels, a picture book and an anthology. She has won seventeen awards for her writing, including the B.C. Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence in 2014. In 2018, Kit was appointed a member of the Order of Canada. Her two latest books are Be My Love, a middle grade novel about a young teen in 1951 realizing she is a lesbian and The Magic Boat, a picture book written with her partner Katherine Farris. Kit and Katherine live in Victoria, B.C. with their two dogs.

Kit Pearson was born in Edmonton, Alberta and worked for many years as a children’s librarian in Ontario and B.C. Since 1986 she has written twelve novels, a picture book and an anthology. She has won seventeen awards for her writing, including the B.C. Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence in 2014. In 2018, Kit was appointed a member of the Order of Canada. Her two latest books are Be My Love, a middle grade novel about a young teen in 1951 realizing she is a lesbian and The Magic Boat, a picture book written with her partner Katherine Farris. Kit and Katherine live in Victoria, B.C. with their two dogs.

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