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Bridget Canning

Bridget Canning writes fiction. Her debut novel, The Greatest Hits of Wanda Jaynes, was selected as a finalist for the 2017 BMO Winterset Award, the Margaret and John Savage First Book Award, the NL Fiction Award, and was longlisted for the Dublin International Literary Award.

She is the recipient of the 2018 ArtsNL Emerging Artist Award.

Bridget holds an MA in Creative Writing from Memorial University and a Masters in Literacy Education from Mount Saint Vincent University.

She balances her writing career with teaching Communications at the College of the North Atlantic.

Bridget’s second novel, Some People’s Children, will be published with Breakwater Books in the spring of 2020.

You can find out more information and a list of publications on her website: www.bridgetcanning.com.