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Linda Little

About Linda Little

Linda Littleā€™s novels include Scotch River (2006), which won the Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Prize, and Strong Hollow (2001), which was nominated for the First Novel Award. She has published short stories in The Penguin Book of Short Stories by Canadian Women, among others. Linda lives in River John, Nova Scotia.


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Linda Little’s latest novel, Grist, examines motherhood, gender roles, and hard work through the character of Penelope, a women left alone to run a mill in nineteenth-century rural Nova Scotia. Grist has received fabulous reviews. Understorey Magazine spoke with