Wayson Choy is the author of the critically acclaimed The Jade Peony, which shared the Trillium Book Award with Margaret Atwood, won the City of Vancouver Book Award, and was chosen to compete in the 2010 Canada Reads competition. His haunting memoir, Paper Shadows, was nominated for the Governor General’s Award and won the Edna Staebler Prize. The best-selling All That Matters was nominated for The Giller Prize, and won the Trillium Book Award. Wayson Choy is a member of the Order of Canada, and a winner of the Harbourfront Festival Prize. His memoir, Not Yet, is his most recent work.
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