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KIM ECHLIN's books include Elephant Winter, Dagmar's Daughter, Inanna, and The Disappeared which was nominated for a Giller and has been translated into 19 languages. Her most recent novel is Under the Visible Life.
She has been a documentary-maker, editor and teacher, and has lived and travelled in France, China, the Marshall Islands, Malawi, Central America, Pakistan and Cambodia. In 2016 she will travel to The Hague to research the International Criminal Court.
Currently, she is writer in residence at McMaster University and the Hamilton Public Library. She has taught for many years at the University of Toronto’s School for Continuing Studies.
Kim is a founding board member for El Hogar, a home and school for children in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, and National co-chair for the Loran Scholarship.