Billie Livingston

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Billie Livingston is a fiction writer, poet, and essayist. Born in Hamilton, Ontario, she grew up in Toronto and Vancouver, and has since lived in Tokyo, Hamburg, Munich, Los Angeles and London, England. Her first employment was filling the dairy coolers in a Macs Milk. She went on to work varying lengths of time as a file clerk, receptionist, cocktail waitress, model, actor, chocolate sampler, and booth host at a plumber’s convention.

Livingston's writing has been nominated for a National Magazine Award for journalism, the Journey Prize for fiction and the Pat Lowther Award for poetry. Greedy Little Eyes, a collection of short stories, was cited by The Globe and Mail and The Georgia Straight as one of the year's best books and the collecti
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Average rating: 3.56 · 962 ratings · 212 reviews · 9 distinct worksSimilar authors
One Good Hustle

3.46 avg rating — 320 ratings — published 2012
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The Crooked Heart of Mercy

3.59 avg rating — 305 ratings — published 2016 — 9 editions
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Cease to Blush

3.44 avg rating — 163 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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Going Down Swinging

3.88 avg rating — 96 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
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Greedy Little Eyes

3.77 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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The Chick at the Back of th...

4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2001
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2.78 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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The Trouble with Marlene

3.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Grant Me the Serenity

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating2 editions
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