Cate Carlyle

Cate Carlyle is an author and librarian living in Prospect, Nova Scotia. Cate began her career as a teacher and eventually transitioned to work in elementary school, academic and public libraries. Currently the Curriculum Resource Coordinator in the Faculty of Education Library at Mount Saint Vincent University, Cate also reviews children’s and young adult books for CM Magazine: Canadian Review of Materials. Cate’s first book, “Your Passport to International Librarianship” (ALA 2018) chronicled her international volunteer work and she has also had her fictional short stories published with one shortlisted by the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia Nova Writes competition. Cate’s young adult novel “#NotReadyToDie” (Common Deer Press) was relased in 2019.


  • #NotReadyToDie (book), Common Deer Press, 2019The Brothers (short story), Feminine Collective, 2019
  • Scar Tissue (short story), Feminine Collective, 2018
  • Your Passport to International Librarianship (book), American Library Association, 2018, 978-0-8389-1718-3
  • WFNS Nova Writes, Budge Wilson Short Story, “The Brothers”, Shortlisted 2018

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