Sandra Martin


Sandra Martin, a senior features writer with The Globe and Mail, is an award winning journalist and broadcaster. She is the author or editor of five books, including the bestselling anthology The First Man in My Life: Daughters Write
About Their Fathers (Penguin). Her most recent book, Working the Dead Beat: 50 Lives that changed Canada (House of Anansi Press) explores the culture and future of obituaries in a 24/7 digital world, while documenting the life stories of 50 Canadians—some famous, some relatively unknown—who made an indelible imprint on our social and cultural history. It was longlisted for the Charles Taylor Prize and named a Globe 100 book for 2012.

Author Photo: Joy von Tiedemann

Agent: Samantha Haywood