Linda Svendsen

British Columbia
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Michael O'Shea

Linda Svendsen’s linked collection of short stories, Marine Life, was nominated for the LA Times First Book Award and released as a feature film. Svendsen’s television writing credits include an adaptation of Margaret Laurence’s The Diviners; and she co-produced and co-wrote the TV miniseries Human Cargo, which garnered seven Gemini Awards and a George Foster Peabody Award. She is a professor in the Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia. Her new novel is Sussex Drive