meet g.s.prendergast

G. S. (Gabrielle) Prendergast is a writer, teacher and designer living in Vancouver, Canada. She is represented by Barbara Poelle at the Irene Goodman Literary AgencyGabrielle writes middle grade and YA contemporary and historical as Gabrielle Prendergast. Her science fiction and fantasy is published as G.S. Prendergast. You can visit her author website here

In 2014 she was the Writer in Residence at Vancouver Public Library. In 2015 she was nominated for the BC Book Prizes and chosen to tour the province to promote BC Books. In 2017 Gabrielle took part in the TD Canada Children’s Book Week Tour. She has also been nominated for the White Pine Award and the CLA Award.

Gabrielle won the Westchester Award for Audacious. Audacious was included in CBC’s list of 100 YA Books That Make You Proud to be Canadian. A poem from Capricious was chosen for the 2014 Poetry in Transit Program.

Pandas on the East Side was chosen as an Ontario Library Association Best Bet for Junior Fiction in 2016. It was also nominated/shortlisted for the Chocolate Lily AwardThe Red Cedar Award, the Diamond Willow Award, the Myrca Award and the Vancouver Book Award.

Her 2017 Book Zero Repeat Forever won the BC Book Prizes Sheila A. Egoff Prize for Children’s Literature. She participated in the BC Book Prizes Tour again in 2018, visiting schools and libraries in south eastern BC.

She is interviewed by The Vancouver SunThe Vancouver Courier,  Born BookishBC Booklook,  Me on Books and Clear Eyes Full Shelves. You can watch a video interview with BC BookLook here.

More interviews and other stuff:

Kids from Sir John A. MacDonald Secondary had lots of questions!

Here’s her contribution to Dear Teen Me.

Here’s a piece in the Ubyssey.

A bit about Zero Repeat Forever in the Vancouver Sun. 

CBC talked to Gabrielle about Nanowrimo

Victoria Waddle talked to Gabrielle about writing.