Kim Echlin

Award-winning author Kim Echlin lives in Toronto. She is the author of Elephant Winter and Dagmar’s Daughter, and her third novel, The Disappeared, was short-listed for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and won the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award for Fiction. She has translated a collection of poetry about the goddess Inanna, the earliest written poetry in the world. Her new novel, Speak, Silence is coming out in March 2021.

Kim has lived and worked around the world. She has been a documentary producer at the CBC and currently teaches creative writing.

Books In order of publication:

Elephant Winter – 1998

Dagmar’s Daughter – 2001

Inanna: From the Myths of Ancient Sumer – 2003

Elizabeth Smart: A Fugue Essay on Women and Creativity – 2004

The Disappeared – 2009

Under the Visible Life – 2015

Speak, Silence – 2021

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