About

Ardo Omer – Writer, FOLD Kids Coordinator and podcast host.

From book blogger to freelance writer, critic and editor, Ardo has written for the web for almost a decade. She now co-hosts the books and comics podcast, Put A Blurb On It, with her friend Yash Kesanakurthy. She’s an advisor at the Canada Comics Open Library and writes reviews for the Canadian Children’s Book News magazine.

Ardo has also written two short comics and is the Kids Coordinator at the Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD).

COMMITTEES/ AWARDS

Amy Mathers Teen Book Award, 2021 Jury Member [Canadian Children’s Book Centre]

Dwayne McDuffie Award for Kids Comics, 2018 Judge [Kids Read Comics/Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival]

Cybils Awards, 2018 Elementary/Middle Grade Graphic Novel and Young Adult Graphic Novel Judge

Cybils Awards, 2017 Elementary/Middle Grade Graphic Novel and Young Adult Graphic Novel Judge

PODCAST APPEARANCES

Put A Blurb On It

Co-host

The Staff Room Podcast

The Summer Series with Ardo Omer (Guest)

Reading Between the Limes

Ardo Omer (Guest)

True North Country Comics Podcast

Interview with Ardo Omer at Toronto Comics ‘Osgoode As Gold’ Anthology Launch Party

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The Defenders, Season 1 (Guest)

Shelfdust Presents

What If? Secret Invasion with Kirsten Howard (Guest)

Shelfdust Presents

Legends of the Dark Knight #17 with Ardo Omer (Guest)

Ms En Pod

Guest Co-host

The Reboot Podcast

Ardo Omer Reads Batman: Superheavy (Guest)

Get Booked

Ep 2: Calling for Comics (Guest)

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