2016 Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBT Emerging Writers Honour of Distinction

 

Jia Quing Wilson-Yang 2015 Dayne Ogilvie Prize




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Jury Citation 

A concise jewel weaving in and out of time, jia qing wilson-yang’s Small Beauty is a gorgeous debut. Following the story of Mei, a mixed race transwoman of Chinese descent, the novel traces her troubled life from urban Ontario to the small town where much of her family has died. In lyrical prose, wilson-yang questions and meditates on racism and transphobia with searing humour and quiet, ethereal interiority.

About the Author

jia qing wilson-yang is a mixed race trans woman living in Toronto. Her debut novel, Small Beauty, was published by Metonymy Press this spring. Her writing has appeared in Room magazine and the anthology Letters Lived: Radical Reflections, Revolutionary Paths

 


  
 
 

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