Canadian Writers Group

Don Gillmor

Location:

Toronto, Ontario

Styles:

Broadcast: Audio, Broadcast: Video, Columns, Essays, Features, Ghostwriting, Humour, Investigative Reporting, Personal Journalism, Profiles, Social Media, Speechwriting

Subjects:

Adventure, Architecture, Arts, Books & Literature, Broadcast, Business, Communication Technologies, Culture & Community, Design, Earth Sciences, Education, Energy, Entertainment (film, television, theatre), Environment, Family & Parenting, Fashion & Apparel, Finance, Fisheries and Oceans, Fitness, Food & Drink, Gaming, Government, Health & Medicine, Law & Crime, Men, Music, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceuticals, Politics, Publishing, Real estate, Recreation & Leisure, Restaurants, Society, Sports, Transportation, Travel & Tourism, Women

Bio:

Don Gillmor is the author of a two-volume history of Canada, Canada: A People’s History, and two other books of non-fiction, The Desire of Every Living Thing and I Swear by Apollo. He has also written eight books for children, including The Fabulous Song, which won the Mr. Christie Award and was nominated for a Governor General’s Award, and Yuck, A Love Story. His children’s books have been published in eight countries. He has worked as a journalist and was a senior editor at Walrus magazine, and contributing editor at both Saturday Night and Toronto Life. His journalism has appeared in those publications as well as The Globe and Mail, Rolling Stone, and GQ magazines. He has won nine National Magazine Awards. His novel, Kanata, was published by Penguin last year.

He lives in Toronto with his wife and two children.

Publications/Client List:

Walrus, Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Life, Rolling Stone, GQ Magazine.

Books:

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Other Projects:

Awards:

Nine National Magazine Awards , Prix Jean-Charles Page (for medical journalism), Western Magazine AwardThree Author’s Awards, Torgi Award (children’s literature), Mr. Christie Award (children’s literature) Two Governor General’s Awards nominations for children’s literature, Libris Award, Non-fiction book of the year.

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