Kyo Maclear

Kyo Maclear is an essayist, novelist and author of children's books.
Kyo Maclear writes fiction, nonfiction and children's books. (Doubleday Canada)

Kyo Maclear is an essayist, novelist and author of children's books. Her books have been translated into 15 languages, won a Governor General's Literary Award and been nominated for the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, among others. Her memoir Birds Art Life was a finalist for the 2017 Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction and won the 2018 Trillium Book Award.

Her acclaimed children's novels include Bloom, The Liszts and Virginia, Wolf, which won the Governor General's Award for children's literature — illustration in 2012.

Books by Kyo Maclear

Interviews with Kyo Maclear

Kyo Maclear finds humanity in watching birds 0:55
Kyo Maclear, author of 'Birds Life Art' talks to Mary Hynes about how a year of birdwatching changed her life. 17:09
Kyo Maclear talks about her memoir "Birds Art Life." 3:33
Author Kyo Maclear discusses her new novel "Stray Love" with Michael Enright. 21:03


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