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Wasela Hiyate

Photo: C.K. 2015

Wasela Hiyate was raised in Toronto after emigrating from Guyana at the age of one. She studied in Montreal and earned a Master's of Fine Arts from the University of British Columbia. Her short fiction collection, Travel Is So Broadening, was published in 2015; its title story was nominated for the Journey Prize. Her writing has appeared in The Fiddlehead Review, The Malahat Review, Descant, The New South, Coming Attractions 2010 and other anthologies and quarterlies. In a past life, Wasela worked and traveled thorughout Asia and Europe and worked as an ESL teacher in Turkey and Mexico. She is currently at work on various literary projects.

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Travel Is So Broadening. Quattro Books, 2015
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