Vivek Shraya is a Toronto-based artist whose body of work includes several albums, films, and books. Her first novel,
She of the Mountains
, was named one of The Globe and Mail’s Best Books of 2014. Her debut collection of poetry,
even this page is white
, was released this spring. Vivek has read and performed internationally at shows, festivals and post-secondary institutions, including sharing the stage with Tegan & Sara. She is one half of the music duo Too Attached.
Vivek is a 2016 Pride Toronto Grand Marshal, a three-time Lambda Literary Award finalist, a 2015 Toronto Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award finalist, and a 2015 recipient of the Writers’ Trust of Canada’s Dayne Ogilvie Prize Honour of Distinction. Her first children’s picture book,
The Boy & the Bindi
, will be published by Arsenal Pulp Press in 2016.