Jonathan Auxier

Jonathan Auxier is a Canadian-American writer of YA literature.
Jonathan Auxier is the author of the children's book Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard. (Jonathan Auxier)

Jonathan Auxier is a Vancouver-born author of YA fiction. Based in Pittsburgh, Auxier won the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award in 2015 — the biggest prize in Canadian children's literature — for the YA book The Night Gardener. His other books for middle-grade readers include Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard and Sweep.

Sweep won the 2018 Governor General's Literary Award for young people's literature — text. Auxier wrote an original short story called Vanishing Point for the special CBC Books series Borders.

Books by Jonathan Auxier


TD Canadian Children's Literature Award: Jonathan Auxier

7 years ago
Duration 1:00
The finalist discusses his YA book The Night Gardner.


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