Kari-Lynn Winters


Kari-Lynn Winters is an award winning children’s author, scholar, playwright, poet and performer. Since 2007, she has over 26 books published; many have won literary and reader’s choice awards.  Dr. Winters is an Associate Professor at Brock University in St. Catharines, ON, where she teaches drama-in-education and language arts to teacher candidates. Kari-Lynn’s love of play, storytelling, theatre, and the arts led her to discover that writing for children allows her to combine all the things she loves for others to enjoy.

Years Participated: 2017

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