Friday, September 28, 2018 - 6:00 PM
Book Launch: Toronto Lit Up

Ben McNally Books

366 Bay St
Toronto M5H 4B2
Cost: FREE

Join Inanna Publications and the Toronto International Festival of Authors in celebrating the release of three new works: Glynis Guevara’s Black Beach, Aparna Kaji Shah’s The Scent of Mogra and Other Stories and Anubha Mehta’s Peacock in the Snow.

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  • Glynis Guevara

    Glynis Guevara was born in Barataria, Trinidad. She is a graduate of Humber School for Writers Creative Writing Program and holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from the University of London, England. She was also admitted to the bar of England and Wales and Trinidad and Tobago. Glynis was shortlisted for the inaugural Burt Award for Caribbean Literature. Her debut YA novel, Under the Zaboca Tree, was published by Inanna Publications in 2017. Black Beach is her second novel.

  • Anubha Mehta

    Anubha Mehta is a Canadian writer and artist who was born in India. With a doctorate in Political Science, and two decades of Canadian public service experience, Anubha has been awarded for her leadership work with diverse communities. Her book, The Politics of Nation Building and Art Patronage (2012), was a culmination of years of her research in late 1990s. Her short stories and poems have been published in several Canadian magazines and journals and reflect her travels and life lived on both sides of the globe. Peacock in the Snow is her debut novel.

  • Aparna Kaji Shah

    Aparna Kaji Shah was born in Mombasa, and grew up in Mumbai. She has a Master’s degree in English and Aesthetics from the University of Bombay, and an M. Phil. in English from SNDT University, Mumbai. After she moved to Canada in 1985, she obtained a B.Ed. from the University of Toronto. She and her husband, and their family, have lived for various periods in the UK, India, and Singapore. Her fiction has been included in several anthologies. The Scent of Mogra and Other Stories is her debut collection of short fiction.