Shyam Selvadurai reads from his novels Funny Boy and The Hungry Ghosts, and talks about what it means to be a writer working from the hyphen between Sri Lankan and Canadian.
Shyam Selvadurai was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka, in 1965. He came to Canada with his family at the age of nineteen. He has studied creative writing and theatre and has a BFA from York University, as well as an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia.
Valerie Foster Githinji
South Asia Program
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