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Reading of "Funny Boy" & "Cinnamon Gardens"

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dc.contributor.author Selvadurai, Shyam
dc.date.accessioned 2012-09-13T18:57:52Z
dc.date.available 2012-09-13T18:57:52Z
dc.date.issued 2012-09-10
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2429/43203
dc.description.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. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 Canada *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ *
dc.subject literature en_US
dc.title Reading of "Funny Boy" & "Cinnamon Gardens" en_US
dc.type moving image en_US
dc.type.text Other en_US
dc.description.affiliation Green College en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Unreviewed en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Other en_US


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