Shani Mootoo was born in Ireland and grew up in Trinidad. She is a visual artist, video maker and fiction writer. Her novels include Moving Forward Sideways Like a Crab, longlisted for the Scotia Bank Giller Prize, shortlisted for the Lambda Award; Valmiki’s Daughter, longlisted for the Scotia Bank Giller Prize; He Drown She in the Sea, longlisted for the Dublin IMPAC Award, and Cereus Blooms at Night, shortlisted for the Giller Prize, The Chapters First Novel Award, The Ethel Wilson Book Prize, and longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.
Events Shani Mootoo was involved in
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 7:30 PM
Join renown Guelph faculty as they celebrate 10 years of the Guelph Creative Writing MFA.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 7:30 PM
Celebrate the works nominated for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize.