Brooke Carter is a Canadian novelist and poet, born and raised in British Columbia, where she currently writes and makes her home.
She is the author of several books for teens, including the YA fantasy The Stone of Sorrow and the contemporary hi-lo books Another Miserable Love Song, Learning Seventeen (commended by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre as a Best Book for Teens), Lucky Break, The Unbroken Hearts Club (a CCBC Starred Best Book for Teens), Double or Nothing (a Junior Library Guild Gold Selection), as well as the forthcoming books Sulfur Heart and The Star-Eaters.
Her poetry chapbook, POCO LOCO, debuted with Anstruther Press, and her poetry can be found in journals like EVENT and The Humber Literary Review.
Brooke holds BFA and MFA degrees in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia, and has worked as a professional copywriter, editor, and freelance writer, serving small business clients and large public organizations. Her work in advertising has led to some amazing opportunities, including flying a helicopter and touring a chocolate factory.
She has taught Communications, Public Relations, Marketing and Creative Writing courses at several colleges, and continues to pursue opportunities in education.
Brooke is available for workshops, readings, critiques, panels, and conferences, and especially loves meeting with teens and conducting writing workshops. More information here.