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About Elan Mastai
Elan Mastai is a novelist and screenwriter. Born and raised in Vancouver, he now lives in Toronto. He is best known for writing the film The F Word, starring Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan, for which he received a Canadian Screen Award for best adapted screenplay and the Writers Guild of Canada Award.
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"I lost my mother at a relatively early age. I was in my mid-20s and she passed away from cancer. Like my protagonist [from All Our Wrong Todays], I was at a time in my life where I hadn't really figured out what I was going to do with my life. I knew I wanted to be a writer, but going from wanting to be a writer to actually being a professional writer seemed like such a huge leap.
I knew I wanted to be a writer, but going from wanting to be a writer to actually being a professional writer seemed like such a huge leap.- Elan Mastai
"In some ways, I think if there's one kind of last gift my mom gave to me, it was just a sense of what really matters — the people that you love, your family and your dreams."