Shani Mootoo

Shani Mootoo

Shani Mootoo is the author of four novels. Her latest novel, Moving Forward Sideways Like a Crab, was shortlisted for the Lambda Literary Award and longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. She is a recipient of the James Duggins Outstanding Mid-Career Novelist Prize.

Writing the Land

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How do we navigate in writing a relationship with the land we live on? For many of us, an attentive and intimate relationship with North American and local landscape is not straightforward. We write on occupied land or stolen land. We write as Indigenous, settler, immigrant, racialized, queer, first generation to be born here, all […]

Craft of Writing / L’art de l’écriture