Eric Walters

Eric Walters, a former elementary-school teacher, began writing as a way to encourage his students to be come more enthusiastic about literature. His many works include Camp X, Royal Ransom, and Run. His novels have won numerous awards including UNESCO’s international award for Literature in the Service of Tolerance. He was named a member of the Order of Canada in 2014.

Author of more than 50 award-winning novels, Eric was born in Toronto in 1957.  In his many roles as parent, teacher, social worker, youth sports coach and writer, he is in constant contact with children and young adults. He draws from these experiences and feels that this helps him to capture the realistic interaction between young people – the conflicts, tensions, stresses and interests that make up their lives.

For more information about Eric Walters and his writing, please visit his website:


WETodayIstheDayCovToday is the Day (Tundra Books, October 2015)





WERegenesiscovRegenesis (Doubleday Canada, September 2015)





WESayYouWillcovSay You Will (Doubleday Canada, May 2015)





KID-walking-homeWalking Home (Doubleday Canada, September 2014)





WEHopeSpringsHope Springs (Tundra Books, September 2014)




WEFightforPowerCovFight for Power (Penguin Canada, January 2015)




WETheRuleofThreecovThe Rule of Three (Penguin Canada, January 2014)




WEPowerplayPowerplay (HarperCollins, 2013) (World Rights Available Ex:Canada: HarperCollins Film Rights Available)




The Taming The highschool performance of The Taming of the Shrew becomes the backdrop for the dark, entangled relationship of Kate and Evan. An intense novel, skillfully told by Eric Walters and Teresa Toten.
(Random House Canada, 2012)