Fonds MS-2-821 - Jessica Scott Kerrin fonds

Riddles : [manuscript] Faster blaster : [manuscript] Smithereens : [manuscript] Learning resource package for Martin Bridge: Ready for Takeoff! Yesterday's party : [manuscript] Field trip : [manuscript] Polly : [manuscript] Lightening Bolts : [manuscript] Relish : [manuscript] Moon eyes : [manuscript] Props : [manuscript] Spyder : [manuscript] Crosswalk : [manuscript] Science fair : [manuscript] Bicycle : [manuscript] Earplugs : [manuscript] Wormhole : [manuscript] Keyboard : [manuscript] Rope : [manuscript] Learning resource package for Martin Bridge: Onwards and Upwards! Publicity photograph of Jessica Kerrin in a classroom with her books Publicity photograph of Jessica Kerrin sitting in a classroom Publicity photograph of Jessica Kerrin sitting in a classroom Publicity photograph of Jessica Kerrin seated in front of a window Publicity photograph of Jessica Kerrin seated in front of a window beside a pile of her books Publicity photograph (close-up) of Jessica Kerrin Publicity photograph (close-up in profile) of Jessica Kerrin Publicity photograph of Jessica Kerrin with her dog Snickerdoodle Publicity photograph of Jessica Kerrin with her dog Snickerdoodle Publicity photograph of Jessica Kerrin with her dog Snickerdoodle Publicity photograph of Jessica Kerrin with her dog Snickerdoodle Publicity photograph (close-up) of Jessica Kerrin Martin Bridge series story matrix Martin Bridge style guide

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Jessica Scott Kerrin fonds

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MS-2-821

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  • 2001 - 2019 (Creation)
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    Kerrin, Jessica Scott

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61.5 cm of textual records
62 MB of textual and graphic records

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Jessica Scott Kerrin is an award-winning author of children's fiction, including the Martin Bridge series, published by Kids Can Press. She has also published fiction and non-fiction for magazines. Born and raised in Alberta, she holds a BA in political science and psychology from University of Calgary, a BFA from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and an MPA from Dalhousie University. Before turning to writing as a profession, she worked for over 20 years as an arts administrator in government, post-secondary institutions, galleries and museums. She has taught writing workshops for universities, national associations and literary festivals across Canada and the United States, and has served on juries for national and regional writing competitions including the Governor General Literary Awards. Her own writing has received nominations and awards from the Canadian Children's Book Centre, Children's Library Association, American Library Association, The Horn Book Magazine and New York Public Library.

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Records were donated by Jessica Scott Kerrin in November 2019.

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Fonds comprises records regarding Jessica Scott Kerrin's work as a children's author, including printed and electronic manuscripts; editorial correspondence; book reviews; style and writing guides; learning resource materials; digital photographs; and correspondence from readers, primarily school children.

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