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Hasan Namir

Photo: Cathryn John 2020

Iraqi-Canadian author Hasan Namir graduated from Simon Fraser University with a BA in English and received the Ying Chen Creative Writing Student Award. He is the author of God in Pink (2015), which won the Lambda Literary Award for Best Gay Fiction and was chosen as one of the Top 100 Books of 2015 by The Globe and Mail. His work has also been featured on Huffington Post, Shaw TV, Airbnb, in the film God in Pink: A Documentary, Breakfast Television Toronto, CTV Morning Live Saskatoon. He was recently named a writer to watch by CBC books. He is also the author of poetry book War/Torn (2019, Book*Hug Press) and children's book The Name I Call Myself (2020, Arsenal Pulp Press). Hasan lives in Vancouver with his husband and  child

Phone number:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada

Publications

God in Pink. Arsenal Pulp Press , 2015
War/Torn. Book*Hug Press , 2019
The Name I Call Myself . Arsenal Pulp Press , 2020
Umbilical Cord . Book*Hug Press , 2021

Awards

Lambda Literary Award for God in Pink, 2016
Stonewall Book Award Honor Book for War/Torn , 2020
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

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Equity Initiative

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  • Black, Indigenous, and/or racialized
  • LGBTQI2S