Susin Nielsen

Susin  Nielsen

Susin Nielsen, a Gemini Award winner, got her start on the popular television series Degrassi Junior High, feeding cast and crew muffins and bologna sandwiches. They despised her cooking (a fact immortalized in a poem written by the cast: An tribute to Susin, the Bran Muffin Queen, we eat them, die, and turn green). Fortunately for Susin, they recognized a potential in a spec script she had written. Nielsen went on to write sixteen episodes of the hit TV show as well as four books in the Degrassi franchise. Since then, Nielsen has written and story-edited a number of TV shows, including Ready or Not, Madison, The Adventures of Shirley Holmes, Edgemont, and two animated series, What About Mimi and Braceface, for which he has won two Canadian Screenwriter Awards.

She is the co-creator and showrunner of the critically acclaimed series Robson Arms, as well as co-creator and showrunner of the pre-school series Franny's Feet. She also made a TV series out on author Susan Juby's Read More chevron_right