I have decided to retire from librarian consulting (June 2017), although I might be interested in doing a few projects.
I am returning to creative writing and will be posting copies of stories for which I still have rights, including some recordings from long-gone storytelling days.
You can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ken Roberts was Chief Librarian at the Hamilton Public Library in Canada from 1994 - 2012. He is the recipient of the Ontario Library Association's Larry Moore Award in recognition to contributions to the profession, the Canadian Library Association's Outstanding Service to Librarianship Award, the Ontario Public Library Association's Lifetime Achievement Award and the Canadian Public Library Association's Outstanding Achievement Award. He is a member of McMaster University's Alumni Gallery.
As a writer, Ken has been nominated for Canada's Governor General's Award (Past Tense) and has had multiple Silver Birch nominations. One of his children's novels (Thumb on a Diamond) made The Hornbook/Fanfare list of best novels published in the U.S.
The name is a common one. This Ken Roberts graduated from San Pedro High School in 1964 and was LA City Mile Champion and Record holder. He graduated from UCLA (1968), McMaster (1969) and Western Ontario (1974) and lives on Vancouver Island, married to Jo-Anne Westerby.