Anthony De Sa

Anthony De Sa grew up in Toronto’s Portuguese community. His critically acclaimed Barnacle Love, was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and a Toronto Book Award. He attended the Humber School for Writers and currently heads a high school English department and creative writing programme. De Sa presents Kicking the Sky. Set in 1977, the year 12-year-old Emanuel Jaques was brutally raped and murdered in Toronto, the novel is told from the perspective of young Antonio Rebelo (a character first introduced in Barnacle Love), whose world is turned upside down when this tragedy strikes his Portuguese community.

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