Welcome to Lynne Kositsky’s website!

Lynne is an award-winning Canadian poet and author. Her poetry has won the prestigious E. J. Pratt Medal and Award, and the Canadian Author and Bookman Award. One of Lynne’s novels, A Question of Will, concerns the Shakespeare authorship question, and was recently on display at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington.  Her 2004 Holocaust novel, The Thought of High Windows, was lauded by The Horn Book, Kirkus, The Washington Post, and many other journals and newspapers, besides being shortlisted for several prizes. It won the Canadian Jewish Book Award for Youth. Lynne’s first book in the Our Canadian Girl Series, Rachel: A Mighty Big Imagining, won the International Youth Library’s White Raven Award, given to books that “contribute to an international understanding of a culture and people.”

See Lynne’s books below:

With Fearful BraveryPlagues of KondarOn the Date, Sources and Design of Shakespeare's The TempestMinerva's VoyageClaire by MoonlightThe Thought of High WindowsA Question of WillRebecca's FlameCandlesRachel SeriesOur Canadian Girl Treasury Vol 1An Elephant Tree ChristmasCertificate of FreedomThe Maybe HouseA Mighty Big Imagining