Pasha Malla

The Sardonic Scribe

Pasha Malla is Canadian author. He was awarded the Trillium Book Award  and the Danuta Gleed Literary Award for his debut collection of short stories titled The Withdrawal Method as well as being shortlisted for the Commonwealth Prize and longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. One of his short stories, Filmsong, won an Arthur Ellis Award.

In 2008, Snare Books released his book All Our Grandfathers Are Ghosts, a collection of poetry ‘about the search for order amid total, hilarious moral collapse’. His first novel, People Park, ‘is a tour de force of eerily prescient, grotesque, and hilarious observation and a narrative of gripping, unrelenting suspense’, was published in 2012. Malla is also at contributor to The Walrus and to The New Yorker.

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