Author Tags: Kidlit & Young Adult, Poetry
Kidlit author and poet Brooke Carter published her first novel Another Miserable Love Song (Orca 2016) about a young girl down on her luck who looks to join a punk band. Two concerns nag the heroine, Kallie Echo: will she find new purpose in punk? And will the drummer with a killer smile break her heart?
Carter's first poetry collection, Poco Loco (Anstruther Press 2016) was published as a chapbook.
Brooke Carter was born and raised in British Columbia, where she earned an MFA in creative writing at UBC and where she currently makes her home with her family. Her stories, poems and articles have appeared in literary journals and national magazines.
Another Miserable Love Song (Orca 2016) $9.95 Ages 12+ 9781459813120
Poco Loco (Anstruther Press 2016) $10 978-0-9948146-8-5