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Chan MartyNovelist, playwright, television writer, and radio humorist, Marty Chan has been entertaining audiences across Canada for over 15 years. His first children’s novel, The Mystery of the Frozen Brains, won the 2005 City of Edmonton Book Prize. The sequel, The Mystery of the Graffiti Ghoul, won the 2008 Diamond Willow Award. He was the story editor on the Gemini-Award winning kids’ series Incredible Story Studio, and he wrote “The Orange Seed Myth,” a half-hour television program that won the Gold Medal for Best Children’s Television Pilot at the Charleston World Television Festival. His stage play, Mom, Dad, I’m Living with a White Girl, has been produced across Canada as well as Off Broadway in New York. Currently, Marty lives in Edmonton, AB.

Marty’s Books:

Keepers of the Vault: Fire and Glass


Clockwise Press, Canada, April 2016


The Ehrich Weisz Chronicles: Infinity Coil

Chan_Ehrich Weisz Infinity Coil

Fitzhenry and Whiteside, North America, January 2015


The Ehrich Weisz Chronicles: Demon Gate

Chan_Ehrich Weisz Demon Gate

Fitzhenry and Whiteside, North America, October 2013

Nominated for the 2014 Aurora Award for Best English YA Novel


Barnabas Bigfoot: A Hairy Tangle

Chan_Barnabas Bigfoot A Hairy Tangle

Thistledown Press, October 2012


Barnabas Bigfoot: A Close Shave

Chan_Barnabas Bigfoot Close Shave

Thistledown Press, September 2011