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Philippa Dowding

Philippa Dowding has worked as a magazine writer and copywriter. Her clients have included magazine publishers, fundraisers, advertising agencies, ngos, movie producers, website owners and others. She has won magazine awards for Maclean’sChatelaineZoomerToday’s ParentCanada’s History and more. Her poetry and short fiction have appeared in Taddle Creek magazine, Middle Shelf Magazine, The Adirondack ReviewThe Literary Review of Canada and other journals. 

Her children’s books have been nominated for awards in Canada, the United States and Europe, including the SYRCA Diamond Willow, OLA Silver Birch Express and Red Maple, Hackmatack and the White Raven Awards. In 2017, her book Myles and the Monster Outside was an OLA Silver Birch Express Honor Book. Dowding lives in Toronto, Ontario. For more information, visit www.pdowding.com.