Donna Morrisey is an award-winning author based on the east coast of Canada. Born and raised in Newfoundland, Morrisey has written eight books, including her immensely popular debut Kit’s Law (1999), which has been translated into German, Japanese and Swedish. Her other works include the Sylvanus Now trilogy (2008-2017), Downhill Chance (2002) and The Deception of Livvy Higgs (2012). She has won the Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award three times. Morrisey’s writing has also appeared in several Canadian publications including The Walrus, The Globe and Mail and Canadian Geographic. She currently lives in Halifax.
Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award (2003, 2006, 2017)
Atlantic Booksellers Choice Award (Sylvanus Now)
Canadian Booksellers Association Libris Award (Kit's Law)
Atlantic Provinces Booksellers' Choice Award (Kit's Law)
One Book Nova Scotia selection (The Deception of Livvy Higgs)