Shaun Hunter's personal essays have appeared in anthologies, literary magazines and The Globe and Mail. She is the author of five biographies for young readers including books on celebrated women writers, artists and scientists, African-American Olympians and Canadian entrepreneurs.

Shaun’s essay, “Skin Deep” was a finalist in the 2013 Alberta Literary Awards for the James H. Gray Award for Short Nonfiction. 

Shaun has a particular interest in Calgary stories. Her blog Writing the City explores Calgary through the eyes of writers. Her annotated Calgary reading list is part of CBC's Calgary at a Crossroads series.

 

Photo credit: Monique de St Croix

Photo credit: Monique de St Croix