Tanya Kyi

Lecturer, School of Creative Writing

Email: tanya.kyi@ubc.ca

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Tanya Kyi is the author of more than 30 picture books, novels, and information books for children and young adults. She often writes about science, history, pop culture, or a combination of the three. Her recent works include Me and Banksy, Mya’s Strategy to Save the World, and This Is Your Brain on Stereotypes, which Kirkus Reviews called “a must-read primer for change.” Tanya is a past winner of a B.C. Book Prize, a Science in Society Book Award, a Hackmatack Children’s Choice Award, an Information Book Award, and a Montaigne Medal. Her books are available in more than a dozen countries and have been translated into French, Spanish, German, Finnish, Korean, and Chinese.