Jacqueline Guest

Award-winning author

Jacqueline Guest is an award-winning author with thirty professionally published novels, short stories and levelled reading texts. She has presented across Canada, the United States, Tanzania and Ghana.

During her career, she has been writer-in-residence for numerous organisations and schools, mentored writers at all stages of their career, and worked with youth to encourage future Canadian literary stars. 

One of her favourite aspects of the job is evaluating manuscripts and helping writers create the ‘perfect publishable novel’.  (And then going to their book launches to celebrate! 😊)

Her curriculum-based school presentations have even reluctant students reading and learning.

Jacqueline is the proud recipient of the Indspire Award for the Arts.   

In 2017, Jacqueline was awarded the Order of Canada for her work in the literary arts.