Kyo Maclear is a novelist, essayist and children’s author. She was born in London, England and moved to Toronto at the age of four. Kyo holds an Honors B.A. in Fine Art and Art History and an M.A. in Cultural Studies from the University of Toronto, and is currently a doctoral student at York University, where she holds a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. She is the author of two acclaimed novels for adults, The Letter Opener and Stray Love, and numerous beloved books for children, including Julia, Child and The Good Little Book. Kyo Maclear lives in Toronto where she shares a home with two sons, two cats, a musician and a truckload of books.
Kyo Maclear has one adult book and 2 youth books which will be presented during the festival: The Fog and Yak and Dove. Find more information on Kyo’s Kids books here.