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Souvankham Thammavongsa

Photo: Jennifer Rowsom 2013

Souvankham Thammavongsa's stories have appeared in Harper's, Granta, Best American Nonrequired Reading, and other places. Her first story collection, How to Pronounce Knife, and novel, will be published by Little, Brown (US), M&S (Canada), Bloomsbury (UK). She is the author of four poetry books.

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How to Pronounce Knife - stories. Little, Brown (U.S), M&S (Canada), Bloomsbury (U.K.), 2020
Cluster. M&S, 2019
Light. Pedlar Press, 2013
Found. Pedlar Press, 2007
Small Arguments. Pedlar Press, 2003


Trillium Book Award for Poetry, 2014
Canadian Authors Association Emerging Writer Award, 2006
ReLit Award, 2004
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