Anita Daher

Anita Daher draws writing inspiration from the many places she’s been fortunate to spend time, including Summerside, PEI; Yellowknife, NT; Churchill, MB; Baker Lake, NU and Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Since 1995 she has been entrenched in the book publishing industry writing books, articles and reviews, and leading workshops and presentations. She has worked on occasion as marketing director, editor, and radio broadcaster, and is currently associate teen book editor at Great Plains Publications. When she’s not working with books she enjoys playing her guitar, and riding her horse. Anita divides her time between Winnipeg, MB, and a small Francophone community in Manitoba’s cottage country.

http://www.anitadaher.com

Books

On the Trail of the Bushman, Orca Book Publishers, Victoria, BC, April 2009

Poachers in the Pingos, Orca Book Publishers, Victoria, BC, Sept. 2008

Two Foot Punch, Orca Book Publishers, Victoria, BC, Nov. 2007

Spider’s Song, Penguin Canada, Toronto, ON, April 2007, Finalist Manitoba Book Award

Racing for Diamonds, Orca Book Publishers, Victoria, BC, March 2007, Finalist Arthur Ellis Award, Hackmatack Readers’ Choice award, Saskatchewan Diamond Willow Readers’ Choice award

Flight from Bear Canyon, Orca Book Publishers, Victoria, BC, September 2004, Awards and Honours: A 2005 CCBC Our Choice Selection

Flight from Big Tangle, Orca Book Publishers, Victoria, BC, September 2002, Finalist 2004 Diamond Willow Readers’ Choice award

Upcoming:
The Wilderness Cure, Stabenfeldt, Stavanger, Norway, Winter 2011
Wonder Horse, Stabenfeldt, Stavanger, Norway, Spring 2012

Honours:

Recipient, 2007 John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Author
Participant, 2007 TD Canada Trust Children’s Book Week Tour

Magazine:

Prairie Fire Magazine, Winnipeg, MB: Lost Boy, May 2008; The Gift, October 2009

Up Here Magazine, Yellowknife, NT: The North’s Unchanging Heart, October 2006; Magical Mystery Tour, January 2005; The Road Back Home, July 2001

The Sault This Week Publishing, Sault Ste. Marie, ON: It’s About Time, doctor recruitment promotional magazine, September 2003

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anita.daher@shaw.ca

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