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Nadine Bachan

Nadine Bachan is a Vancouver-based writer and editor. Born in Trinidad and raised in Toronto, she writes about identity and culture. 

She is a graduate of the Creative Writing MFA program at the University of British Columbia, and the Professional Writing BA at York University. She was a member of the editorial boards for both her alma maters’ literary journals, Existere and PRISM International.

She is currently working on an essay collection and a book of linked short stories.
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"A Defence for Selfish Stitches". Canthius, Whose Pleasure Is It Anyway?, Spring 2021 digital
"Between the Sea and the Ocean". The New Quarterly (Issue 155), Summer 2020
"Inside the search from hell". THIS Magazine; Generation Squeeze, 2017
"Ol' Talk". Maisonneuve (2014); The Best Canadian Essays (2015), Broadview Anthology of Expository Prose (2017)
"We'll Walk". Hazlitt (2015); Caitlin Press (anthology, 2017)
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