A guide to five up-and-coming Canadian authors
Alexander MacLeod, author of the Giller-nominated collection “Light Lifting”: “I’d stack up the contemporary Newfoundlanders against all comers,” he says.
Yejide Kilanko, author of “Daughters Who Walk This Path”: “As a therapist,” she says, “I'm fascinated with what motivates human behaviour.”
David Chariandy, author of “Soucouyant”: “I’m extremely serious about how and what I write, but I’m not too interested in ‘being’ a writer,” he says.
(Joy von Tiedemann)
Iain Reid, author of “One Bird’s Choice: A Year in the Life of an Over-educated, Underemployed Twentysomething Who Moves Back Home”: “I have failed to achieve a great, great deal,” he says.
(Lars Hagberg for the Globe and Mail)
Grace O'Connell, author of “Magnified World”: “I hope to write books that are smart and a little strange but not dense or unnecessarily complicated,” she says.
(Deborah Baic/The Globe and Mail)