Dawne (Ferguson) Knobbe is an author, editor, freelance writer and part time adventurer. She grew up in Vancouver but spent as much time as possible in the Gulf Islands, Cariboo-Chilcotin, Yukon, and Alaska. She has a degree in Creative Writing from U. Vic. and an M.A. in Professional Writing from MIU.
Runaway Storm, her first Y. A. novel, recently won Gold and Silver medals at the 2010 Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards. Runaway Storm is serendipitously set largely on Galiano and around the Gulf Islands.
Dawne has also written for the L.A. Times, Fairfield Source, Kite Tales, and many other periodicals.
An active Board Member for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators-Los Angeles (SCBWI-LA). She leads many other children’s authors on adventurous writing field trips and inspires students and teachers in her Creative Writing Fun-Shops.
If not off adventuring around the globe with hubby John and children Alexandra and James, she now hangs her hat in Huntington Beach, California.
Member since 2001
Region: California: Orange County/Long Beach/Riverside/San Bernardino
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