Ishta Mercurio

By I Value Canadian Stories

Season One of a new series highlighting the work, the creative habits and unique perspectives of Canadian children and young adult authors. Listen in as 15 unique writers talk about what sparks their imaginations, tips for young authors and their take on the Canadian narrative.

Canadian author, Ishta Mercurio, has been an an environmental activist, a barista, a behavior therapist, an actor, and an author. We talk about how some of those roles come together and how that experience has impacted her writing and her view of the world.

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