Canada Reads 2016

Anita Rau Badami

Anita Rau Badami

Author and visual artist Anita Rau Badami was born in India and emigrated to Canada in 1991. The Hero's Walk is her second novel. Her third novel, Can You Hear the Nightbird Call?, was longlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Orange Prize for Fiction, and she received the Marian Engel Award for a female writer in mid-career. Badami lives in Montreal, where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts while working on her next book.

Anita's novel The Hero's Walk is being defended by Vinay Virmani for Canada Reads 2016.

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