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 Amazon.ca/Books 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.