Frances Itani

FRANCES ITANI, a Member of the Order of Canada, had a spectacular international debut with her first novel, Deafening, which received a Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book (Canada and Caribbean region) and was shortlisted for the 2005 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award; it was a #1 bestseller in Canada. Her second novel, Remembering the Bones, was shortlisted for a Commonwealth Writers' Prize. Itani' s short story collection, Poached Egg on Toast, won the 2005 Ottawa Book Award and...See more