The Young Novelists


novelists3-smallThe Young Novelists are a Toronto-based husband and wife duo who trade witty stories and bittersweet songs with harmonies reminiscent of Simon & Garfunkel and The Civil Wars. Their brand of “beautiful, soaring, rootsy Canadiana” has been connecting with audiences across Canada, the US, and Europe. Their sophomore album made us strangers earned the band the a Canadian Folk Music Award for New/Emerging Artist. (


  • Finalists at the 2016 NewSong Music Competition
  • Winners of the 2015 Canadian Folk Music Award for New/Emerging Artist of the Year
  • Nominated for 2015 Canadian Folk Music Awards for Vocal Group of the Year
  • Winners of the 2015 Grassy Hill CT Folk Songwriting Competition
  • Winners of the 2015 Colleen Peterson Songwriting award for their song “couldn’t be any worse”
  • #2 on the earshot folk/roots/blues chart for 2015 with made us strangers


Date City Venue Country
Apr 28, 2017 Stratford, ON Revival House CA
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May 6, 2017 Rockville, MD Arts Barn Series US
May 18, 2017 Huntington, NY Huntington’s Cinema Arts Centre US