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Ami McKay

Canada (b.1968)

Ami McKay began her writing career as a freelancer for CBC Radio. Her work has aired on Maritime Magazine, Outfront, This Morning and Sunday Edition. Her documentary, Daughter of Family G won an Excellence in Journalism Medallion at the 2003 Atlantic Journalism Awards. She was a finalist in the Writers' Union of Canada's Short Prose Competition as well as the recipient of a grant from the Nova Scotia Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage. McKay was born in rural Indiana, but now lives with her husband and two sons on the Bay of Fundy.

Genres: Historical
   Jerome (2008)
Non fiction
Ami McKay recommends
Before I Wake (2006)
Robert J Wiersema
"Through a tale that is both intimate and profound, Robert J. Wiersema reminds us there is magic in truth, and truth in the fantastic. An edge-of-your-seat debut that is never faint of heart."
Every Time We Say Goodbye (2011)
Jamie Zeppa
"A captivating family saga - full of deeply felt observations and breathtaking tenderness - Jamie Zeppa's debut is sure to steal your heart."
Glass Boys (2011)
Nicole Lundrigan
"Deftly walks the line between light and dark, hope and fear, with dazzling honesty and truth."
The Sister's Tale (2021)
Beth Powning
"Meticulously researched and masterfully crafted, Beth Powning's The Sister's Tale is a captivating, unforgettable read. Populated with compelling, tenacious and relatable characters, this book is a potent reminder that meaningful change can start with a single voice."

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