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Author Reading with UTSC Writer-in-Residence Danny Ramadan In-Person

UTSC 2023 Writer-in-Residence Danny Ramadan (He/Him) is a Syrian-Canadian author, public speaker and advocate for LGBTQ+ refugees. His debut novel, The Clothesline Swing, was shortlisted for the Lambda Literary Award, longlisted for Canada Reads, and named a Best Book of the Year by the Globe and Mail and Toronto Star.

His children book, Salma the Syrian Chef, won the Nautilus Book Award, The Middle East Book Award, and named a Best Book by both Kirkus and School Library Journal.

Ramadan’s sophomore novel, The Foghorn Echoes (Penguin Random House – 2022) was released to critical praise by The Guardian, Vanity Fair and other media outlets across Canada, the UK and the US. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from UBC and currently lives in Vancouver with his husband, Matthew, and his dog, Freddie but is moving to the GTA for the term to join us as Writer in Residence at UTSC!



  • Chad Crichton, Liaison Librarian, University of Toronto Scarborough Library]

Location: AA160 (The Council Chambers in the Arts and Administration Building)

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
12:00pm - 1:00pm
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