Merilyn Simonds

Merilyn Simonds

Merilyn Simonds lives and writes in the country near Kingston, Ontario. She has published books in several genres and has won awards such as the Arthur Ellis Award for Non-Fiction for The Convict Lover. In 2005, she read from The Holding, which moves between the past and present in its examination of the lives of two women who live a century apart. Merilyn also joined our round table discussion on works of Catharine Parr Traill and Susanna Moodie.

Years Participated: 2005

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