- Sandra Birdsell is a writer of short stories, novels and an editor of fiction. She has published eight books, among them the bestselling novel The Russlšnder, nominated for the Giller Prize. Her novel The Chrome Suite and book of short stories, The Two-Headed Calf, were nominated for the Governor General Award. The novel, The Missing Child was awarded the Books in Canada/WH Smith First Novel Award. She is also the recipient of the Marion Engel Award. Her work has been published and translated in countries such as England, Italy, Poland and Brazil. She has written for theatre, radio and film.
Her most recent novel, Children of the Day, is published by Random House of Canada.