Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers<br>La société canadienne des auteurs, illustrateurs et artistes pour enfants

Remembering Claire Mackay 1930-2013

Monday, August 19, 2013 10:34 AM | Helena Aalto (Administrator)
Claire Mackay 1930-2013

CANSCAIP is deeply saddened to have lost one of our founding members, Claire Mackay. 

Claire co-founded CANSCAIP in 1976 and was an integral part of the growth and professionalization of Canadian children's literature.  She was a mentor with a brilliant sense of humour to many other writers in addition to being admired by her thousands of readers. 

She will be missed by her husband, Jack, her three sons, her daughter-in-laws, her grandchildren, and by CANSCAIP and the Canadian children's literature community at large.

Further details can be found in the following Globe and Mail article.
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