FEATURED AUTHOR OF THE MONTH
by Mrs. Jane Diaz, Acquisitions and G1 Librarian
Candy Quimpo Gourlay is a Filipino author based in the United Kingdom. She was born in Davao City, Philippines. She got her first writing job on Stork News, a typewritten newsletter and become a writer later on. She has worked as a reporter for newspapers and magazines. She also drew a weekly cartoon strip for a women’s magazine, and took photographs where she found lots of adventures. She then realized that what she wanted was to write fiction for children. And this is where Tall Story begins, her debut novel. It was released last May 2010 in the UK and July 2010 in the Philippines.
To know more about the author, you may visit her website at http://www.candygourlay.com/