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Katherine Leyton is an award-winning writer. She is the author of Motherlike and All the Gold Hurts My Mouth.

She received an MSc in Creative Writing from the Univerity of Edinburgh and was the first Writer-in Residence at the Al & Eurithe Purdy A-Frame in 2014. She was also featured in the documentary Al Purdy Was Here. Katherine has also worked as a screenwriter for programs appearing on Crave and CTV Life.

Born in Toronto, Katherine has lived in Rome, Montreal, Edinburgh and Forlì, and has made her living as a College Instructor,  Bartender, Journalist, Editor and Tour Guide, among other things.

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