Please join us Wednesday, February 1st from noon-1pm for a reading with the author and a discussion of his work and creative practice.
The UTSC Library is pleased to join the UTSC English Department in welcoming Danny Ramadan as our Writer-in-Residence for 2023.
Danny Ramadan (He/Him) is a Syrian-Canadian author, public speaker and advocate for LGBTQ+ refugees. His debut novel, The Clothesline Swing, was shortlisted for the Lambda Literary Award, longlisted for Canada Reads, and named a Best Book of the Year by the Globe and Mail and Toronto Star. More recently Ramadan’s sophomore novel, The Foghorn Echoes (Penguin Random House – 2022) was released to critical praise by The Guardian, Vanity Fair and other media outlets across Canada, the UK and the US. Danny has an MFA in Creative Writing from UBC and currently lives in Vancouver with his husband, Matthew, and his dog, Freddie but is moving to the GTA for the term to join us as Writer in Residence at UTSC!