David Chariandy

British Columbia

David Chariandy lives in Vancouver and teaches in the department of English at Simon Fraser University.  Soucouyant, his first novel, was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award, the Amazon.ca/Books in Canada First Novel Award, a Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, a BC Book Prize, and the City of Toronto Book Prize, and was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.  His second novel, Brother, will be published this fall.