- Canadian Science Writers Association Science in Society Journalism Award
A writer of short fiction and creative non-fiction, Linda Kenyon lives full-time on a 43-foot sailboat with her husband Chris Hatton and has sailed across the Atlantic Ocean and back. Linda worked as a communications professional at The University of Waterloo before retiring to sail and write full time. Stories about her sailing adventures appear regularly in Grand Magazine, the premiere lifestyle magazine in the Waterloo Region. Her short stories have been published in Canadian literary journals, including The New Quarterly, Room of One’s Own, and Canadian Fiction Magazine and included in the Norton anthology of short Canadian fiction Reading/Writing Canada. She has published two flash fiction chapbooks, You Are Here (Trout Lily Press) and This is a love song, sort of (Stonegarden Press) as well as the non-fiction book Rainforest Bird Rescue: Changing the future for endangered wildlife (Firefly Books), which won a Canadian Science Writers Association Science in Society Journalism Award.