Margaret Sweatman

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Margaret Sweatman (born 1953) is a Canadian writer.

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sweatman was educated at the University of Winnipeg, Concordia University and Simon Fraser University.

Her 2001 novel When Alice Lay Down With Peter was a winner of the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize and the Sunburst Award.

She teaches literature and creative writing, and performs with the Broken Songs Band. As a songwriter, she won a Genie Award in 2006 for "When Wintertime", a song she co-wrote with Glenn Buhr for the film Seven Times Lucky.


  • Fox (1991)
  • Sam and Angie (1996)
  • When Alice Lay Down With Peter (2001)
  • The Players (2009)

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