Ken Setterington


Ken Setterington is a storyteller, author, children’s book reviewer, and a librarian. He was named the first Children and Youth Advocate for Library Services for the Toronto Public Library. He has been on the award committees for the Newbery, Caldecott and Sibert awards. Ken received the title Librarian of the Year in 2000 from the Ontario Library Association and won the prestigious Toronto Arts Award for Writing and Publishing in 2001. He has been an active storyteller with Queers in Your Ears and others, and published retellings of The Snow Queen and The Wild Swans. He is the co-author, with Deidre Baker, of A Guide to Canadian Children's Books. He is the author of Mom and Mum are Getting Married and Branded by the Pink Triangle. A regular reviewer for CBC Radio and several publications, he lives with his partner in Toronto.