|Born||Marjorie May Siggins
28 May 1942 
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Education||BAA (Journalism), 1965|
|Spouse(s)||Gerry B. Sperling (m. 1987)|
|Awards||1992 Governor General's Award|
Marjorie May "Maggie" Siggins (born 28 May 1942) is a Canadian journalist and writer. She was a recipient of the 1992 Governor General's Award for Literary Merit for her non-fiction work Revenge of the Land: A Century of Greed, Tragedy and Murder on a Saskatchewan Farm. She was also the recipient of the 1986 Arthur Ellis Award for "Best true crime book" for her work A Canadian Tragedy, about the involvement of former Saskatchewan politician Colin Thatcher in the murder of his wife JoAnn Wilson. She is also noted as the author of a controversial biography of Louis Riel entitled Riel: A Life of Revolution. In Her Own time:A Class Reunion Inspires a Cultural History of Women and Bitter Embrace:White Society's Assault on the Woodland Cree are her last two books. Both Revenge of the Land and A Canadian Tragedy were adapted as television mini-series by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. She is also the former chair of the Writers' Union of Canada.
- Siggins, Maggie (1985). A Canadian Tragedy: JoAnn and Colin Thatcher: A Story of Love and Hate. McClelland & Stewart, Toronto. ISBN 0-7710-8059-X.
- Siggins, Maggie (1991). Revenge of the Land: A Century of Greed, Tragedy and Murder on a Saskatchewan Farm. McClelland & Stewart, Toronto. ISBN 0-7710-8155-3.
- Siggins, Maggie (1994). Riel: a life of revolution. HarperCollins, Toronto. ISBN 0-00-215792-6. (Published in French under the title Riel: une vie de révolution, Québec-Amérique, 1997.)
- Siggins, Maggie (2000). In Her Own Time: A Class Reunion Inspires a Cultural History of Women. Harper Collins, Toronto. ISBN 0-00-255431-3.
- Siggins, Maggie (2005). Bitter Embrace: White Society's Assault on the Woodland Cree. McClelland & Stewart, Toronto. ISBN 0-7710-8060-3.
- Siggins, Maggie (2008). Marie-Anne: The Extraordinary Life of Louis Riel’s Grandmother. McClelland & Stewart, Toronto. ISBN 978-0-7710-8029-6. (Published in French under the title Marie-Anne, La vie extraordinaire de la grand-mère de Louis Riel, Le Septentrion, 2011.)
- Coward, Selina (13 March 1996). "94-67 Maggie Siggins" (PDF). University of Regina Archives and Special Collections The Dr John Archer Library. Retrieved 23 March 2013.
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