Ottawa's Festival of Ideas Since 1997

Linda Leith

Linda Leith
Photo by Linda Leith

Born in Northern Ireland, Linda Leith attended schools in London, Basel, Belfast, Paris, and Montreal, graduating from the University of London, which granted her a PhD on the work of Samuel Beckett when she was twenty-four. A novelist, essayist, literary translator, founder of Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival and Linda Leith Publishing, and recipient of the Order of Canada, she lives in Montreal.

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