Linda Leith

Linda Leith

    Linda Leith was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. One of the most international of Canadian writers, she has lived in London, Basel, Brussels, Paris, Ottawa, Budapest and Montreal, where she founded and directs the hugely successful Blue Metropolis Montreal International Literary Festival. She has a Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of London, England, and is Adjunct Professor of English at Concordia University in Montreal.

    She is the author of seven books, including the literary memoirs Writing in the Time of Nationalism and Marrying Hungary, as well as three critically well-received novels, Birds of Passage, The Tragedy Queen, and The Desert Lake, all published by Signature Editions. She has also been published by Vehicule Press and ECW Press, as well as XYZ Editeur and Lemeac (in French), and Rad (in Serbian).


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    Translation rights sold for WRITING IN THE TIME OF NATIONALISM and NICOLAI’S DAUGHTERS

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    Excellent news! Signature Editions has officially sold the translation rights to two of our well-known backlist titles: the French translation rights to Linda Leith’s non-fiction book, Writing in the Time of Nationalism (2010), sold to Leméac Éditeur of Montréal, and the Greek translation rights to Stella Leventoyannis Harvey’s first novel Nicolai’s Daughters (2012), sold to Psichogios Publications of Athens. More information will be forthcoming on the release of these translations in the coming months.

    Writing in the Time of Nationalism

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    Writing in the Time of Nationalism is on the Montreal Gazette bestseller list!

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