Louise Bradford

Louise Bradford

Ottawa, ON

Writing for Children Competition (Canada) (Short-listed, 2014)

CBC Ottawa Screenwriting Competition (Winner, 2004)

Canadian Authors Association Short Story Competition (Runner-up, 2009)


Picture books


Hilary McMahon (Westwood Creative Artists)


Louise Bradford&;s debut picture book, Wade’s Wiggly Antlers, will be published in spring 2017 by Kids Can Press. Louise is a two-time recipient of the Canada Council for the Arts’ Artists and Community Collaboration Grant for her work with youth-at-risk. Her award-winning short film Full Circle was produced by CBC television and screened at the 2005 Ottawa International Writers Festival. Her short story Deep Cleaning was published by the Canadian Authors’ Association, and she’s had two personal essays produced by CBC radio. Louise loves to spend time in Lake Superior Provincial Park where she encountered the little moose who inspired Wade. She lives in Ottawa, Ontario and is a member of the Writers Guild of Canada.