Join us here to learn how authors may be launching their new books in this difficult time of pandemic. Heather M. O’Connor is an award-winning writer of books for kids and teens. She is also an editor and workshop presenter. Her first picture book Fast Friends, illustrated by Claudia Dávila, is published by Scholastic Canada and available in both English and French from July 21st, 2020. In 2015 she visited us on Word on the Hills to tell us about Betting Game, when her debut novel with Orca Books was published. She also writes short stories, fantasy and historical fiction. Heather lives in Peterborough, Ontario.