Rachelle Delaney


Rachelle Delaney is a children’s author, freelance writer, and creative writing teacher. Born in Edmonton and currently living in Vancouver, she holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia. Rachelle was recently awarded the Canadian Author’s Association 2010 Emerging Writer Award, and her first novel, The Ship of Lost Souls, was a finalist for a BC Book Prize.

Forthcoming

The Circus Dogs of Prague (World Rights Available Ex: English Canada (Penguin Canada) Film Rights Available)

Series Fiction

Metro Dogs of Moscow All the charm of Marmaduke with the smarts of Hermione Granger: meet JR.
(World Rights Available Ex: English Canada (Penguin Canada)
Film Rights Available)
The Lost Souls of Island X The fun and exciting follow-up to the critically acclaimed The Ship of Lost Souls
(HarperCollins Canada, 2011)
The Ship of Lost Souls Sharp, funny and with a modern edge, a fresh take on the familiar pirate story — with a girl at the helm.
(HarperCollins Canada, 2009, Uniscorp Bulgaria) Nominee, 2011/2012 Red Cedar Award, Fiction
Finalist, 2010-2011 Chocolate Lily Award, Novel Category
Finalist, 2010 Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize,
British Columbia Library Association
Emerging Writer Award for 2010,
Canadian Authors’ Association/BookLand Press

Short Fiction

Lydia’s (Imaginary) Friends (www.StorySomething.com)

Educational Market

Blood Diamonds (Pearson New Zealand Raupo)
Human Anomalies (Pearson New Zealand Raupo)
Orangutans and Biodiesel Main Sails 7
(Pearson New Zealand Raupo)

Agent: Marie Campell