Mona Awad

Mona Awad

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Mona Awad is a Canadian novelist and short story writer. Her debut book 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl, a novel (structured using linked short stories) about a woman's lifelong struggle with body image issues, won the Amazon.ca First Novel Award[3] and was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2016.

Born in Montreal, Quebec and raised in Mississauga, Ontario, Awad has studied English literature at York University, Brown University[1] and the University of Denver. Her short fiction and non-fiction writing has been published in magazines including McSweeney's, The Walrus, Joyland, Post Road, St. Petersburg Review and Maisonneuve.