Webinar: The Joys (and Challenges) of Children’s Nonfiction

I’m really excited to host a chat with Wanda Taylor and Whitney Moran for the Creative Nonfiction Collective this Saturday, April 22nd at 130 p.m. Atlantic/230 p.m. Easter/1030 a.m. Pacific. A recording will be available for one month.

FREE for CNFC members – register here! Not a member yet? Why not?! It’s a great organization if you write any kind of narrative, literary or creative nonfiction in Canada and beyond.

Wanda Taylor is an award-winning journalist, author, filmmaker and college professor. She has a background in journalism, social work, early childhood education, and writes across children’s, YA, and adult markets. Her middle grade nonfiction book, Birchtown and the Black Loyalists was listed as one of the top Black History books for children by the Canadian Children’s Book Center and Parent Today Magazine. Her magazine features, poems, and essays can be found in publications across Canada, the UK, and the US, including Dark Mountain, Black Business Magazine, and numerous others. Wanda is a former acquisitions editor and currently freelances as a manuscript editor and sensitivity reader. She teaches courses in Journalism, Story Writing for Media, Communications, and Creative Non-Fiction. She is also Faculty/Mentor for the MFA Writing and Publishing Program at King’s College. Her next two books are set for release with HarperCollins June 2023 and Spring 2024.

Whitney Moran has always lived by the sea, and never too far away from a lighthouse. She is the managing editor of Nimbus Publishing and Vagrant Press in Kjipuktuk (Halifax, Nova Scotia) and makes her home in a seahouse in West Dover with her partner and their Old English Sheepdog. Her children’s book, I Want To Build A Seahouse, a whimsical, poetic ode to childhood independence, is forthcoming in April 2023 from Nimbus Publishing.