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Farzana Doctor fonds
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- Doctor, Farzana
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80 electronic documents, 36 MB
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Farzana Doctor is a Canadian writer, activist, and psychotherapist. Her writing has been described as contemporary literary fiction, with a hint of magic realism. Her books explore themes of loss, diasporic identity and the immigrant experience, LGBT rights, and others.
Her second novel, Six Metres of Pavement won the Dayne Ogilvie Grant and the Lambda Literary Award in 2012, as well as being shortlisted for the Toronto Book Award.
Doctor continues to have a private practice and lives with her partner in Toronto.
Scope and content
The fonds consists primarily of material related to writing, publishing, and promoting her novels: Stealing Nasreen, Six Metres of Pavement, and All Inclusive. As well as some additional writing material.
Immediate source of acquisition
The fonds (2017-027) was donated by Farzana Doctor in 2017.
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Further accruals are expected.
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2019, B. Whittle.