Photo credit: Derek Shapton.

Linda Spalding

Linda Spalding

3:28pm

Friday, June 14, 2024

Linda Spalding, Kansas-born Canadian fiction and nonfiction writer, is the author, most recently, of A Reckoning, a novel published by Pantheon in March, 2018. Spalding’s novel The Purchase, published by Pantheon in 2013, won the Governor General’s prize in Canada. Spalding’s earlier novels include The Paper Wife (1996) Daughters of Captain Cook (1989) and Mere (2001) as well as the nonfiction books A Dark Place in the Jungle (1998), which was shortlisted for the Trillium Book Award and the Pearson Writers’ Trust Non-Fiction Prize, and Who Named the Knife, which was also a television movie.

Linda Spalding, Kansas-born Canadian fiction and nonfiction writer, is the author, most recently, of A Reckoning, a novel published by Pantheon in March, 2018. Spalding’s novel The Purchase, published by Pantheon in 2013, won the Governor General’s prize in Canada. Spalding’s earlier novels include The Paper Wife (1996) Daughters of Captain Cook (1989) and Mere (2001) as well as the nonfiction books A Dark Place in the Jungle (1998), which was shortlisted for the Trillium Book Award and the Pearson Writers’ Trust Non-Fiction Prize, and Who Named the Knife, which was also a television movie.

Photo credit: Derek Shapton.

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