Upcoming: Dream City at the Morrin Centre, Quebec City

The Morrin Centre, Quebec City’s English-language cultural centre, will be hosting its 13th annual Imagination Writers’ Festival from April 6 to 10, 2022, and we would like to invite Linda Leith to join our lineup of authors to discuss The Girl from Dream City: A Literary Life.

Read More »

Journalist Ian Ostroff Covers a Whole Lot of Ground

“How modern book retailing was invented here in Montreal. Linda Leith — founder of Blue Metropolis, author, and publisher — gave insight to the number of literary communities in various different languages in Montreal. The level of creativity and vibrancy is inspiring. Quite naturally, it produced great writers.” — Ian Ostroff, The Suburban, May 11, 2021

Read More »

Kerry Clare loves Dream City!

“This is what an artist is…. this is what constitutes a literary life, and it really is still subversive for a woman to stand up and assert such a thing for herself. To so fully own her story, and to dare to write her name on things.” — Kerry Clare, May 3, 2021

Read More »

The Girl from Dream City:
A Literary Life
University of Regina Press.

ISBN 978-0-889777-85-9. 280 pages. $21.95.

10 April 2021. 

You can order your copy here.

     “This evolving literary salon has provided me with a deep sense of continuity. It has been the source of abiding friendship, professional support, intellectual stimulation, fun, and a sense of community that is centred in Montreal though never limited to Montreal.”

— Linda Leith, The Girl from Dream City