Nov 30, 2012
Born in Topeka, Kansas, Linda Spalding (née Dickinson) is a Canadian writer and editor who has, over the years, worked as a professor of English and writing at numerous universities. She currently lives in Toronto, is an editor with Brick magazine, and is married to novelist Michael Ondaatje.
Spalding's novel The Purchase won the 2012 Governor-General’s Literary Award for English Fiction. We met in Ottawa to talk about it.