Photo Credit:
Photo credit
Author
R.J. Anderson
BIO
Biography

R.J. (Rebecca) Anderson was writing stories at eight, started her first novel at twelve, and is now the author of ten published fantasy novels for older children and teens including KNIFE (Hachette UK Canada, 2009), the tale of a fierce young faery who fights to save her dying people while concealing her forbidden friendship with a human, and the Andre Norton award-shortlisted teen thriller ULTRAVIOLET (Carolrhoda Lab, 2011). Her Silver Birch Award-nominated, CLA Top Ten and OLA Best Bets selection A POCKET FULL OF MURDER (Simon & Schuster, 2015) is a magical mystery set in an alternate version of 1930's Toronto, where twelve-year-old Isaveth sets out to solve the murder of one of the town's leading citizens and prove her beloved papa's innocence. The adventure continued in A LITTLE TASTE OF POISON (Sept. 2016), also a CLA Top Ten pick for 2017. Her most recent publication is a YA fantasy trilogy inspired by Cornish folklore and consisting of SWIFT, NOMAD, and TORCH (Feb. 2021)

ADDRESS
City: Stratford, Province/Territory: Ontario
EMAIL
GENRE
MG/YA, Fantasy and Science Fiction
LANGUAGES
English
PUBLICATIONS
Publications
Title
Knife
Publisher
Orchard Books / Hachette UK Canada
Year
2009
Title
Rebel
Publisher
Orchard Books / Hachette UK Canada
Year
2010
Title
Arrow
Publisher
Orchard Books / Hachette UK Canada
Year
2010
Title
Ultraviolet
Publisher
Lerner Books / Orchard Books UK
Year
2010
Title
Quicksilver
Publisher
Lerner Books / Orchard Books UK
Year
2012
Title
A Pocket Full of Murder
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Year
2015
Title
A Little Taste of Poison
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Year
2016
Title
Swift
Publisher
Enclave Publishing
Year
2020
Title
Nomad
Publisher
Enclave Publishing
Year
2020
Title
Torch
Publisher
Enclave Publishing
Year
2021
AWARDS
Awards
Name
Concorde Book Award
Publication
Knife
Year
2010
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS
Presentation details
Audience Size
Audience size
Any
Presentation Fee(s)
Depends on presentation. Please see the "Speaking" page on my website for details.
Workshop details
Audience Size
Up to 50
Workshop Fee(s)
Depends on workshop. Please see the "Speaking" page on my website for details.
School presentation details
Audience Size
Up to 200
Intended Audience
Gr. 4 and up
Presentation Length
45-60 min
Presentation Fee(s)
Depends on presentation. Please see the "Speaking" page on my website for more details.
Programs & Interests
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