The Anansi Blog

A Woman Who Helped Make Me Who I Am: Lucy Maud Montgomery—Guest Post By Saleema Nawaz March 07 2016

I became obsessed with Anne of Green Gables when I was around seven or eight years old, following the release of the beloved Canadian mini-series starring Megan Follows. I read every book by Montgomery I could get my hands on. Then I read them again and again. I cried over the death of Walter Blythe, … Read More

Bone & Bread Shortlisted for Canada Reads 2016 January 21 2016

  Saleema Nawaz’s Bone & Bread has been shortlisted for Canada Reads! “Nawaz draws the core relationships with immaculately rendered delicacy; she gives the narrative time and space to unfold and evolve in a way that carries uncanny emotional punch.” — Montreal Gazette Bone & Bread by Saleema Nawaz is offically a contender in the … Read More