DANAKAS, John. Canadian, b. 1963. Genres: Young adult fiction. Career: Winnipeg Sun, Winnipeg, Manitoba, journalist, 1986-91; University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, media relations officer, 1996-. Dal's Restaurant, restaurateur. Publications: Curve Ball, 1993; Lizzie's Soccer Showdown, 1994; Hockey Night in Transcona, 1995. Address: Public Affairs Office, University of Manitoba, 423 University Cres., Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2.