Christina Kilbourne writes fiction for all ages and has published books in the genres of adult literary fiction, young adult fiction and juvenile or tween fiction.

Her most recent young adult novel, Detached, was released in August 2016.

Christina's book, Dear Jo, won three young reader's choice awards in Canada in the same year - one in Manitoba, one in Sasketchewan and one in Britsh Columbia. It was also nominated for a New York State young readers's choice award.

Her writing has been translated into Slovenian, Ukranian, Portuguese and Spanish. She is a member of The Writers Union of Canada.

About Christina Kilbourne

Christina Kilbourne was born in Southwestern Ontario, but spent her elementary and high school years in Muskoka, a resort area two hours north of Toronto.

She graduated with an Honours BA in English Literature and Anthropology from the University of Western Ontario and her Masters degree in Creative Writing and English Literature at the University of Windsor, Ontario.

Upon graduating, Christina travelled through Africa, Mexico, Central and South America and spent two years in New Zealand.

She has worked in various jobs writing and designing newsletters, brochures, handbooks, reports and websites for such organizations as CIBC, the Auckland University of Technology, the Regional Municipality of York, Conservation Ontario and The District Municipality of Muskoka.

Christina currently lives with her husband and two children in Bracebridge, Ontario.

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