Born and raised in Kansas, Linda Spalding immigrated to Canada in 1982 from Hawaii. She is the author of The Purchase, winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award, and three much earlier novels and two acclaimed works of nonfiction, The Follow, which was shortlisted for The Trillium Book Award and the Pearson Writers’ Trust Non-Fiction Prize; and, most recently, Who Named the Knife. She received the Harbourfront Festival Prize for her contribution to the Canadian literary community. She lives in Toronto, where she is the editor of Brick magazine.
Events Linda Spalding was involved in
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 11:00 AM
New York Times reporter, Ian Austen, interviews Wayne Johnston and Linda Spalding about their literary career.
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 8:00 PM
IFOA celebrates the authors shortlisted for the 2014 Governor General’s Literary Award for English-Language Fiction.