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Title: Reading of "Funny Boy" & "Cinnamon Gardens"
Author: Selvadurai, Shyam
Subject Keywords literature
Issue Date: 2012-09-10
Publicly Available in cIRcle 2012-09-13
Abstract: Shyam Selvadurai, the Canada Council Writer-in-Residence for 2012 was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He came to Canada with his family at the age of nineteen, and has a BFA from York University in Toronto. Funny Boy, his first novel, was published to immediate acclaim in 1994, was a national bestseller, and won the Books in Canada First Novel Award, the Lambda Literary Award, and was named a Notable Book by the American Library Association. Cinnamon Gardens, his second novel, was shortlisted for the prestigious Trillium Award and has been published in the US, UK, India, and Europe. Selvadurai is also the author of an acclaimed novel for young adults, Swimming in the Monsoon Sea, which was shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award. Shyam will be reading from two of his novels and discussing his work as a diasporic writer.
Affiliation: Green College
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2429/43203
Peer Review Status: Unreviewed
Scholarly Level: Other

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