Shauntay Grant is a writer and storyteller from Halifax, Nova Scotia. She teaches creative writing at Dalhousie University, 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 was a finalist for the 2018 Governor General's Literary Awards and the 2019 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Awards. One of the United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY)'s Outstanding International Books for 2019, Africville is also shortlisted for the 2019 Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award 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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