Vancouver Island resident Catherine Knutsson divides her time between teaching, singing, and writing. As with the narrator of her first novel Shadows Cast by Stars (Atheneum, 2012) Knutsson is a member of the Metis nation. She incorporates the traditions of the First Peoples, as well as the more familiar stories of Greek mythology and Arthurian legend, into the crafting of this dystopian novel.


Shadows Cast by Stars (Atheneum, 2012) $19.99 978-1-4424-0191-4 Atheneum Books for Young Readers is a division of Simon & Shuster.

[BCBW, 2012]