David Chariandy grew up in Toronto and lives and teaches in Vancouver. His debut novel, Soucouyant, was nominated for eleven literary awards, including shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award and longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Brother, his second novel, won the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, the Toronto Book Prize, and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. Brother was also a finalist for Canada Reads, and named a Book of the Year by several periodicals including the Globe and Mail, the National Post, the Toronto Star, the Montreal Gazette, Kirkus Reviews, Esquire Magazine and the Guardian. David’s most recent book is a memoir entitled I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You: A Letter to My Daughter. He has recently won the Yale University Windham-Campbell prize for fiction.
(photo credit Joy van Tiedemann)Latest Book: I've Been Meaning to Tell You: A Letter to My Daughter
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