Angela Misri is an award-winning journalist, author, and educator. Her detective series, called The Portia Adams Adventures, is set at Baker Street in the 1930s, and her first middle-grade series is called Tales from the Apocalypse. Pickles vs the Zombies, the first in that middle-grade series, won the 2021 Hackmatack for fiction. Misri has an MA in journalism from the University of Western Ontario and has worked as a digital journalist for almost 20 years, first at the CBC and now at The Walrus. She also teaches in the journalism department at Ryerson University in Toronto.
The image to the left is a selfie (taken by the author) taken in November 2020. You can download it here for promotional purposes.
MASC Young Authors & Illustrators Festival
The MASC Young Authors and Illustrators festival embarks on a virtual journey into the literary worlds of some of Canada’s finest creators of books for children and teens. Students in grades six to eight are invited to sign up for a day of literary events and hands-on creative workshops, working with the authors and illustrators of their choice.
Apr 23, 2022 | All-day
Hundreds of kids from Grades four through nine will enjoy a day of author presentations, comedy workshops, book-signing – and lots of laughs. Meanwhile, with a young stand-up comic as their on-site guide to the festivities, thousands of students in other parts of the Maritimes will share in the fun online.
Apr 29, 2022 |
Halifax Central Library and Online