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Saleema Nawaz’s short story “My Three Girls” won The Journey Prize in 2008. She was a finalist for the QWF McAuslan First Book Prize in 2008 for her debut story collection, Mother Superior, and she won the QWF Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction in 2013 for her first novel, Bone and Bread. Nawaz lives in Montreal.

Award History

Jury Citation

“Tired of living in the shadow of a family tragedy, two sisters make the choice to challenge the inevitability of misfortune, in a story of loss and the possibilities of redemption.” — 2008 Journey Prize Jury (Lynn Coady, Heather O’Neill, and Neil Smith)

Works recognized by WT

My Three Girls