Shauntay Grant is a writer and storyteller from Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Dalhousie University, a Member of the College of the Royal Society of Canada, and as Halifax's third Poet Laureate she organized Canada's first national gathering of Canadian Poets Laureate. An award-winning author of children's literature, Shauntay's picture book Africville with illustrator Eva Campbell won the 2019 Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, and was a finalist for the 2018 Governor General's Literary Awards, the 2019 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Awards, and the 2019 Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award. (click here to read more)

Africville wins 2019 Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award

Africville nominated for 2019 Masterworks Awards

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