Linda Walsh

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Linda Walsh is a Canadian writer and artist, born in London, England.  Since coming to Canada at the age of seven, she has lived in British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario and travelled and worked in Europe, Asia, and South America. 

Linda has been a winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Competition for Canada and Europe, a People’s Poetry Prize, and a Southwest Regional Arts Council of British Columbia Writers’ Prize.  She has also been on the longlist for the CBC Short Story Prize.  Her scientific articles have been published in journals such as the American Journal of Human Genetics and Human Heredity.

When she isn’t writing or painting, Linda is also an Argentine tango instructor and D.J.  She has had articles published in T.O. Tango and Dance Review and Dance Time and is currently working on a novel about tango.


Linda's short story, At half-light, was on the longlist for the CBC Short Story Prize 2018.

Read Linda's writing tip at CBC Books.



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