Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

Words With Presents: Linda Spalding

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Linda Spalding was born in Kansas and lived in Mexico and Hawaii before immigrating to Toronto in 1982. She is the author of three critically acclaimed novels, Daughters of Captain Cook, The Paper Wife, and (with her daughter Esta) Mere. Her non-fiction, The Follow, was shortlisted for the Trillium Book Award and the Pearson Writers' Trust Non-Fiction Prize. She has been awarded the Harbourfront Festival Prize for her contribution to the Canadian literary community.

Words With is a series of short films by award-winning actor/director Matt Austin. The films feature well-known Canadians discussing what Canadian literature means to them. Check out more Words With films in our archives.