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Linda Amyot

Linda Amyot is an award-winning author whose previous novels include Ha Long and La fille d'en face. She works as an editor and as a writer of television documentaries and audiovisual presentations for businesses. She helped create the À voix haute organization, which presents live performances by professional comedians of complete works or excerpts of works by Quebec authors. In 2011 she received the Prix à la création artistique awarded by the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, and her original French work, Le jardin d'Amsterdam, won the Prix du livre jeunesse des bibliothèques de Montréal (fr) and the Governor General's Award for French-language children's literature.