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Sylvia Linsteadt

Jessica Woollard
Film, TV and Stage Agent:
Georgie Smith
Translation Rights Contact:
Ellie Gratton

Sylvia V. Linsteadt’s work is rooted in myth, ecology, feminism & bioregionalism, and is devoted to broadening our human stories to include the voices of the living land.

She is the author of two collections, The Venus Year and Our Lady of the Dark Country, two novels for young readers, The Wild Folk (Nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal in 2019) and The Wild Folk Rising, and the folkloric novel Tatterdemalion with painter Rima Staines.

Her works of nonfiction include The Wonderments of the East Bay, and Lost Worlds of the San Francisco Bay Area, which won the 2018 Northern California Book Award For Best General Non-fiction.


The Wild Folk

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