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Saleema Nawaz's most recent novel is Songs for the End of the World. Her first novel, Bone and Bread, won the Quebec Writers' Federation Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction and was a national bestseller and a finalist for the 2016 Canada Reads competition. She is also the author of the short story collection Mother Superior, and a winner of the Writers' Trust of Canada / McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize.

Saleema has been an artist-in-residence at Yaddo and has taught creative writing at the Banff Centre and McGill University. A Fiction Editor at The Fiddlehead, she also writes a regular column for the Montreal Gazette and can also be found on Twitter. 

Born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario, she currently lives in Montreal, Quebec.


Photo credit: Thomas Blanchard

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