Egghead -- Anniversary Edition
After twelve years, twelve repressings to date, and tens of thousands of copies in print -- Egghead is now being celebrated with an Anniversary Edition! Caroline's first novel and bestseller continues to get rave reviews from students and teachers. Read the Anniversary Edition's new "Interview with Caroline Pignat" and learn more about what inspired her to write this book -- and how it continues to inspire others.
Poetree Book Launch
Ottawa Children's Literature Roundtable Presentation
Your Story: Teen Authors and Illustrators Conference
Shooter Wins 2017 John Spray Mystery Award
Shooter is a finalist for two Canadian Awards
Word on the Street -- Alberta
Shooter Wins 2017 Red Maple Awards
Finalist for Arthur Ellis Award
Canadian Authors Association
The Final Word
Creative Writing Workshops
Awesome Authors Awards Ceremony
Idea Jam: For the Love of Reading
Celebrating National School Library Day with panel of guest speakers at St. Joseph's H.S.
October 29, 2016
Festival of Trees
Red Maple Awards and Workshop -- Toronto, May 13, 2016
Workshop: The Power of Voice
How do you tune in to one voice from the past? Better yet, how do you tune in to six? Join two-time Governor General’s Award winner Caroline Pignat and learn how she goes back in history, deep in her heart, and wild with her imagination to discover the varied voices of and stories of her many characters
Wakefield Writers Festival
Brunch Guest Speaker and Writing Workshop. "Testing...Testing...123" with Caroline Pignat
We writers carry many voices in our heads. How do we tune in? Which do we turn up? And, most importantly, how do we tune out the critic who longs to drown them all? Join Caroline and amplify the power of your authentic voice through form, feeling, and point of view. Bring a work-in-progress or start fresh on something new.
Shooter Book Launch
Prose in the Park
YOUNG AT HEART -- STAGE TWO - 4:00 - 5:00 Toronto's Angela Misri talks to Governor General Award winner, Caroline Pignat, Monique Polak and Charles de LInt.
Literacy for Life
Keynote Presenter, Saskatoon -- May 1-3, 2016
Twitter Chat Series
Your Story -- Teen Writers and Illustrators Conference
Workshops -- Feb. 11, 2016
Join Caroline and award winning authors and illustrators for a MASC conference specifically for Ottawa-area teen writers and illustrators. Registration deadline: January 29, 2016. Visit MASC's site for more info.
Awesome Authors Youth Contest
Workshops and Contest Judge -- deadline Feb. 15, 2016
The Gospel Truth wins the 2015 Governor General's Award
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Caroline's Interview on CBC Ottawa News
Click here to watch. It starts around the 30 minute mark.
Caroline's Interview with The Ottawa Citizen
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Caroline's Interview with The Kanata Kourier
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Get your signed copies of Caroline's books at Chapters Kanata Centrum on Friday, November 13 from 6-9 p.m.
The Gospel Truth -- a Red Maple Award 2016 Nominee
Selected by the Ontario Library Association as one of five nominees, The Gospel Truth is up for the Red Maple Award. Students in libraries and schools around Ontario will read the books over the year and vote for the winner in May 2016.
In this year's CCBC awards both Unspeakable and The Gospel Truth are up for the Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction and The Gospel Truth is also up for the Amy Mather's Teen Book Award.
Winners will be announced at the TD Book Awards Gala in Toronto on November 18, 2015.
Ottawa Book Award Finalist
The Gospel Truth is shortlisted for the 2015 Ottawa Book Award.
In the News
Read Caroline's recent interviews:
Ottawa Public Library Awesome Authors Contest
Caroline will be the judge for the Awesome Authors Contest for kids ages 9-12 and 13-17. Free workshops will be provided at the Library. Check with your local branch for details.
Unspeakable available in French
Les amoureux de l'Empress is now available in paperback and eBook.
The Gospel Truth Study Guide
Caroline is developing her free study guide for The Gospel Truth. Check back in November.
July 2015, Caroline signed with Pearson Canada as part of their team of writers working on the upcoming religious education series Growing in Faith, Growing in Christ, in collaboration with the Catholic Bishops of Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and the Northwest Territories.