Four Immigrant Canadian Writers Longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize

The Scotiabank Giller Prize shines a light on the best of Canadian literature, promoting the works of both emerging and established authors. A testament to the increasing contribution of immigrant voices to Canadian literature, the award’s 2021 longlist includes the novels of four immigrant writers.

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Diaspora Dialogues Gives Emerging Writers a Voice

New writers are using mentorship opportunities to create and share more diverse and inclusive stories about Toronto’s history and culture.  “What we want to do is to create a living history of Toronto through literature…

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Former Senator: More Aid, Military Capacity Needed

Canada’s foreign policy is caught in a precarious balancing act between the “sunny ways” of election promises and the realpolitik of weapons sales to countries with dubious human rights records. In his new book, Two…

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Author ‘Pays It Forward’ for Writers of Colour

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz owes his early literary education to the two local librarians who nurtured his love for reading. The all-too-familiar story of unsupportive Dominican immigrant parents equating success with being a doctor…

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