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Danny Ramadan


Danny Ramadan is an award-winning Syrian-Canadian author, public speaker and LGBTQ-refugees activist. His debut novel, The Clothesline Swing, won multiple awards. His children’s book, Salma the Syrian Chef, was published in March 2020. Danny is graduating his MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. 


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Salma the Syrian Chef. Annick Press, 2020
The Clothesline Swing. Nightwood Editions, 2017


Independent Publisher Award for LGBT Fiction for The Clothesline Swing, 2018
The Canadian Authors Association’s award for Best Fiction for The Clothesline Swing, 2018
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