Susan Juby

Susan Juby is a B.C.-based author of YA novels.
Susan Juby, pictured above with her dog Rodeo, is a YA author based in B.C. (Dave Delgado)

Susan Juby is a Nanaimo, B.C.-based writer who has published books in several genres. Her first novel was the YA book Alice, I Think, the first in a popular series about a lovable oddball teenager named Alice MacLeod. Other books include the memoir Nice Recoverywhich chronicles Juby's battle with alcoholism, and Republic of Dirt, winner of the Leacock Medal for Humour.

Juby's most recent book is the YA novel The Fashion Committee and is set in a competitive arts-focused secondary school.

Juby is also a columnist for CBC Radio's The Next Chapter.

Books by Susan Juby

Interviews with Susan Juby

The two YA writers on their new novels (The Truth Commission, by Susan Juby, and We Are All Made of Molecules, by Susin Nielsen).

Susan Juby's column on The Next Chapter

Susan Juby reviews Scaachi Koul's One Day (We'll All Be Dead and None of) This Will Matter, Lauren McKeon's F-Bomb and Caitlin Moran's How to Be a Woman.
Susan Juby talks to Shelagh about three books on the Opiod crisis and addiction: Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America By Beth Macy, Chasing the Scream by Johann Hari and Busted: An Illustrated History of Drug Prohibition in Canada By Susan C. Boyd.