Kamal Al-Solaylee won the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing for Brown: What Being Brown in the World Today Means (to Everyone). His memoir, Intolerable, won the Toronto Book Award and was shortlisted for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize, a Lambda Literary Award, and CBC’s Canada Reads. Al-Solaylee lives in Toronto.
Nonfiction authors normally field more questions about the politics and stories in their books than the techniques and craft of their writing. In this session, Kamal Al-Solaylee (author of Intolerable and Brown) talks to writer and magazine editor Rachel Giese about the art of nonfiction and her new book Boys: What it Means to Become […]