Press: Letters to Amelia

August 31, 2021

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“Zier-Vogel’s imagined lovers’ correspondence connects the real Earhart not only to a broken-hearted library tech but also to us and our landscape, bringing to life this singular woman’s brave, soaring spirit.” — The Toronto Star

“This could be the surprise debut novel of the year.” — NOW magazine

“An understated literary work with a historical underpinning, Letters to Amelia celebrates singular desires and pays homage to intimacy in the face of social scrutiny.” — Foreword Reviews

““There is a gentleness to Lindsay’s work that is not naive. In these times, such a gentle voice is rare in fiction. She understands — and wants her readers to understand — that tenderness is strength.”— Anne Michaels from University of Toronto Arts & Science News (plus this video)

“[A] multi-dimensional account of the life of a woman who remains not only a feminist icon but a figure of undefined mystique. I’m sure Amelia herself would be pleased.” —The Miramichi Reader

“A gorgeous story of love, family bonds, and close friendships.” — Daily Hive

“An absolutely lovely, lighthearted, and beautifully written story.” — Avocado Diaries

Featured as CBC Radio’s Here & Now Tuesday afternoon book club pick

How a fascination with Amelia Earhart and a love for letter writing inspired Letters to Amelia She Does the City

Test Kitchen: Little Red Bus — All Lit Up

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