Martha Baillie

Martha Baillie lives and works in Toronto. Her memoir, There Is No Blue, was on the CBC list of Best Non-Fiction Books of 2023, the Globe and Mail list of Best Books for 2023, and is forthcoming with Granta Books (UK) January, 2024. Her novel The Incident Report  (nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize) will be released as a feature film in June 2024, directed by Naomi Jaye, and starring Britt Lower and Tom Mercier, with Charlie Kauffman as executive producer. Her novel, The Search for Heinrich Schlögel was an Oprah editors’ pick. Her book Sister Language, co-written with her late sister, Christina Baillie, was a 2020 Trillium Award finalist. Her multimedia project based on The Search for Heinrich Schlögel is archived at Her work has been published in France by Actes Sud. Martha Baillie is a fellow in partnership with the DRG Foundation supporting the Franco-Canadian cultural exchanges. 

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