SVENDSEN, Linda. Canadian/American, b. 1954. Genres: Novels, Plays/ Screenplays. Career: Stanford University, Stegner Fellow, 1980; Bunting Institute/Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA, fellow, 1981; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, associate professor and chair of creative writing, 1989-. Publications: Marine Life, 1992. Address: Robin Straus, Robin Straus Agency, 229 East 79th St, New York, NY 10021, U.S.A.