Susan Hughes

Susan Hughes

Author
Toronto, ON
Biography

Susan Hughes is an award-winning writer of more than 30 children&;s books, including picture books, chapter books, young adult novels, non-fiction for all ages, and even a graphic non-fiction book. Her upcoming picture books are WHAT HAPPENS NEXT (Owlkids, March 2018) and WALKING IN THE CITY WITH JANE: A STORY OF JANE JACOBS (Kids Can, April 2018). Her books have received multiple nominations for the Forest of Reading awards, the TD Children&;s Literature Awards, and the Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children&;s Literature.She was thrilled when her non-fiction book CASE CLOSED?: 9 MYSTERIES UNLOCKED BY MODERN SCIENCE won the 2011 Norma Fleck Award.

Susan offers a critique, editing and story coaching service to writers of all ranges and abilities. She is also a freelance editor who works with educational publishers to develop student books on topics from geography and history to science and Aboriginal studies for a wide range of grade levels. She was a Writer-in-Residence for the Toronto District School Board from 2012-2013, and she was a children&;s literature columnist for Open Book Toronto from 2013-2017.