Alison Hughes is the author of eighteen books for children and young adults, including the YA novel Hit the Ground Running, which was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Awards and a Junior Library Guild selection. Her books have also been nominated nine times for provincial children’s choice awards, among other honors. She enjoys giving writing workshops and presentations at schools, libraries, conferences and festivals. She also works as a writing advisor and editor for the University of Alberta.
2023 - Willow Awards, Saskatchewan Young Readers’ Choice Awards, Short-Listed
2024 - Manitoba Young Readers Choice Award, Bank Street College of Education, Nominated
2023 - Best Children’s Books of the Year, Bank Street College of Education, Joint Winner