Who is Glen C. Strathy?

Glen C. Strathy has earned his living as a freelance writer since 1999, writing non-fiction, direct response promotional copy, and fiction. Working with Stephen Leeb, he co-wrote The Coming Economic Collapse (Warner Business Books, 2006), which became both a New York Times Business Bestseller and a Business Week Bestseller and contributed to Game Over (Business Plus, 2009).

Glen's 2011 novel for 9-12 year-olds, Dancing on the Inside, received several accolades...

  • Gold Medal in the 2012 Independent Publisher Book Awards
  • Honorable Mention in the 2013 IndieFab Awards,
  • Readers View Reviewers Choice Award, 2011

You can find out more about it at Glen Strathy's other website, or preview it below.

Glen teaches creative writing for adults within the continuing education program at St. Lawrence College, Kingston. He also teaches creative writing to intermediate and high school students within the Enrichment Studies Unit at Queen's University, Kingston. 

Glen holds a B.A. in English and Drama and an M.A. in English from the University of Western Ontario. He received a B.Ed. from Queen's University, Kingston after completing the Artist in Community Education program, and studied acting and directing at Ryerson Theatre School. He is a member of the Writers Union of Canada  and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI).

Glen lives with his wife, fellow writer Kaitlin Rainey, and their daughter in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Glen's Award-Winning Middle-Grade Novel...

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