Journalist and bestselling author Linda McQuaig has developed a reputation for challenging the establishment. Winner of a National Newspaper Award for uncovering the Patti Starr affair in 1989, she has written for The Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, Maclean's magazine, and the National Post. She now writes a weekly political column on the op-ed page of the Toronto Star. Her most recent publication is It's the Crude, Dude: War, Big Oil and the Fight for the Planet.
Festivals: 2005 (fall)