Anosh Irani

Anosh Irani
Adjunct Instructor: Fiction (Optional Residency)
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Email: anosh.irani @ ubc.ca

 

Courses Taught

CRWR 509I D01: Fiction (term 1)

About Anosh Irani

Anosh Irani has published three critically acclaimed novels: The Cripple and His Talismans, a national bestseller; The Song of Kahunsha, which was an international bestseller and was shortlisted for Canada Reads and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize; and Dahanu Road, which was nominated for the Man Asian Literary Prize. His play Bombay Black won 5 Dora Mavor Moore Awards, including for Outstanding New Play, and his anthology The Bombay Plays: The Matka King & Bombay Black was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award.

His new novel, The Parcel, was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award, the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. It was chosen as one of the Best Books of the Year by the Globe and Mail, Quill & Quire, National Post, CBC Books and The Walrus. His new play, The Men in White, was nominated for 3 Jessie Richardson Awards including for Outstanding Original Script. His work has been translated into eleven languages. He lives in Vancouver.