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Caroline Adderson

Caroline Adderson, in Vancouver, writes for readers of all ages. Her latest novel for adults is Ellen in Pieces (Patrick Crean Books, 2014). Visit

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In Praise of Older Genres

André Alexis’s kidlit for grown-ups November 2016
Literary fiction has a lot to learn from genre. I discovered this myself when I started moonlighting as a children’s author. Genre I define as a form of writing that follows certain unbreakable rules, and kidlit is one. Like a lot of genre publishing, not only is kidlit going strong, but it is liberatingly versatile and form pushing despite its…