• Biography

    Linda Little's most recent novel is Grist (Roseway 2014). Her first children's picture book, Work and More Work, was published by Groundwood in 2015. Her previous work includes two award-winning novels: Scotch River (Penguin 2006) and Strong Hollow (Goose Lane 2001). She has published short stories in many reviews and anthologies, including The Antigonish Review, Descant, Matrix, The Journey Prize Anthology, and The Penguin Book of Short Stories by Canadian Women. Linda Little lives and writes in the north shore village of River John.

    In addition to writing, Linda teaches at the Dalhousie University Agricultural Campus and is also involved with River John's annual literary festival, Read by the Sea.

     

     

    Publications
    • Scotch River. Viking Canada, 2006. ISBN 0670065439.

    • Strong Hollow. Goose Lane Editions, 2001. ISBN 0-86492-308-2.

    • Grist. Roseway Publishing, 2014. ISBN 978-1-55266-599-2.

       

    • Work and More Work, 2015. ISBN 978-1-55498-383-4

    Awards
    • Winner of the 2007 Dartmouth Book Award for Fiction; 'Scotch River'

    • Winner of the 2007 Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award; 'Scotch River'

    • Winner of the 2002 Cunard First Book Award; 'Strong Hollow'

    • Shortlisted for the 2002 Dartmouth Book Award for Fiction; 'Strong Hollow'

    • Shortlisted for the 2002 Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award; 'Strong Hollow'

    • Shortlisted for Canada/Amazon.com First Novel Award; 'Strong Hollow'