Shyam Selvadurai

Shyam Selvadurai is a novelist and YA author.
Shyam Selvadurai is the author of the novel The Hungry Ghosts. (Kevin Kelly)

Shyam Selvadurai is a Toronto-based novelist. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, Time Magazine, The Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star. He won the 1995 Books in Canada First Novel Award, now known as the First Novel Award for Funny Boy.  The Hungry Ghosts is his most recent novel.

Books by Shyam Selvadurai

Interviews with Shyam Selvadurai

Why I Write: Shyam Selvadurai

CBC Books

3 years ago
In this CBC Books video series, author Shyam Selvadurai speaks about the need for authentic and diverse perspectives in Canadian literature. 2:33
Author Shyam Selvadurai reveals the prank he played at his video store job. 0:34
Eleanor speaks with six writers on stage at the International Literary Arts Festival in Victoria: Ian McEwan, A.L. Kennedy, Clare Boylan, Rosemary Sullivan, Shyam Selvadurai and Esta Spalding. 52:31


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