Department of English

University of Toronto

Literature for Our Time | David Chariandy

Event date: Friday, January 27, 2017, from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Isabel Bader Theatre, Victoria University, 93 Charles St W

Literature for Our Time 2016-17

An Hour of Talk and Conversation with

January 27, 2017, 3-4pm

Isabel Bader Theatre, Victoria University, 93 Charles St W
Hosted by Denise Cruz, Department of English, University of Toronto


David Chariandy is a writer and critic who lives in Vancouver and teaches at Simon Fraser University. His first novel, entitled Soucouyant (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2007), was nominated for eleven literary prizes
internationally, including the Governor General’s Award (shortlisted), the in Canada First Novel
Award (shortlisted), the Scotiabank Giller Prize (longlisted), and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award (longlisted). His second novel, entitled Brother, is forthcoming from McClelland & Stewart.

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