Friday, January 1, 2016 |
Saleema Nawaz was born in Ottawa and lives in Montreal's Mile End neighbourhood, where her debut novel, Bone and Bread, is set. She is the author of Mother Superior, a collection of short stories and novellas, and won the prestigious Writers' Trust/McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize for her story "My Three Girls." Her short fiction has been published in literary journals including the Dalhousie Review, Prism International and the New Quarterly. Bone and Bread won the Quebec Writers' Federation Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction in 2013.