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Donald Calame

Also Known As: "Don Calame"
Current Location:: British Columbia, Canada
Birthplace: Hicksville, Nassau County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Louis Calame and Private
Husband of Meg Tilly
Brother of Private; Private and Private

Occupation: Author
Managed by: Private User
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About Don Calame

Official Biography

Don Calame is an accomplished screenwriter and the award-winning author of four novels, Swim the Fly (Candlewick Press, 2009), Beat the Band (Candlewick Press, 2011), Call the Shots (Candlewick Press, 2013) and Dan Versus Nature (Candlewick Press, 2016).

Don has written screenplays for Universal Studios, Marvel Entertainment, Paramount Pictures, Lions Gate Entertainment, Village Roadshow Pictures and the Disney Channel. He was the screenwriter for Employee of the Month (Lions Gate Films, 2006) and Hounded (Gaylord Films/Disney Channel, 2001). In 2009 the film rights for Swim the Fly were optioned by Paramount Pictures and Don was hired to write the screenplay based on his novel.

Don’s writing awards and nominations include the American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Book Award, the Nevada Young Reader’s Award, the Michigan Library Association Thumbs Up! Award, IndieBound Kids Next List, and the YALSA Popular Paperbacks Top Ten.

Don lives with his wife and dogs in the Pacific Northwest.

Personal Life

"In 2002 [actor and writer Meg] Tilly married her third and current husband, author Don Calame, who writes fiction for adolescents. They met during a writing seminar in Big Sur, California. The couple lives in Toronto." (Wikipedia)

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Don Calame's Timeline

October 10
Hicksville, Nassau County, New York, United States