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David Chariandy

David Chariandy grew up in Toronto and lives and teaches in Vancouver. His debut novel,¬†Soucouyant, was nominated for nearly every major literary prize in Canada. It was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award, won a Gold Independent Publisher Award for Best Novel and was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize.¬†Brother, his second novel, was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and won the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize.