Trish Salah is the author of two poetry collections. Her book Wanting In Arabic won the 2014 Lambda Literary Award for best transgender fiction. Salah was nominated for the 2018 Writers' Trust of Canada's Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ emerging writers.
Born and raised in Halifax, Salah is currently based in Kingston, Ont., where she is a professor of gender studies at Queen's University. Her creative and scholarly work addresses transgender and transsexual politics and experience, diasporic Arab identity and culture, anti-racism and queer politics.
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