Linda Leith is a writer, publisher, and motivational speaker on making your own luck. The founder of Blue Metropolis Foundation and now of Linda Leith Publishing, Leith gave up a tenured teaching job to launch the world's first multilingual literary festival in 1999 -- and then, when that was firmly established with an international reputation (www.bluemetropolis.org), gave that up to set up her own publishing company and online magazines in English and French (www.lindaleith.com). The mother of three sons and respected author of seven books (novels, literary non-fiction, memoirs and a French-English translation), she is an accomplished and inspiring public speaker and panelist.
Industry Expertise (1)
Writing and Editing
Areas of Expertise (4)
Writing and Publishing
Staying Flexible in A Changing Environment
Founder, Blue Metropolis Foundation (professional)
Founded Blue Metropolis Foundation in 1997, and was President & Artistic Director 1998-2010 of the multilingual and award-winning Blue Metropolis Montreal International Literary Festival (www.bluemetropolis.org).
Writer, publisher and literary translator (professional)
Bilingual (French, English). Writer of fiction (3 novels), literary non-fiction, memoir. Publisher of Linda Leith Publishing, which publishes books in print and e-book form as well as on-line magazines in English and French.
University of London, England: Ph.D. 1976
Educated in Belfast, London, Basel, Montreal and Paris.
- Linda Leith Publishing Inc.
Event Appearances (1)
Making it Happen: The Reality of Being an English-speaking Artist in Quebec
Canadian Heritage Complexe Guy-Favreau, Montreal
- Workshop Leader
- Author Appearance