• Biography

    Jo Treggiari was born in London, England, and raised in Canada. She spent many years in Oakland, California and New York, where she trained as a boxer, wrote for a punk magazine, and owned a gangster rap/indie rock record label. Her novel Ashes, Ashes, a YA post-apocalyptic adventure published by Scholastic Press, was a multiple award nominee and bestseller. Her acclaimed novella Love You Like Suicide, appeared in the Fierce Ink Press anthology  Becoming Fierce: Teen Stories IRL and as a limited edition of the long-running zine Cometbus. Her most recent YA novels are Blood Will Out, a psych-thriller, published by Penguin Teen (2018), and a second thriller, The Grey Sisters, (Penguin Teen 2019) which was a finalist for the Governor General's Literary award.

    Publications
    • The Grey Sisters (Penguin Teen Canada 2019)

      Blood Will Out (Penguin Teen Canada 2018)

      Ashes, Ashes (Scholastic 2011)

      The Curious MIsadventures of Feltus Ovalton (Lobster Press 2006)

       

    Awards
    • Governor General's Literary Award finalist (2019)

      OLA White Pine Fiction nominee (2012)

      Snow Cedar Fiction Nominee (2012)

      Bank Street Best Children's Books of the Year (2012)

      American Booksellers Association Best Books of 2011