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André Alexis

Canada (b.1957)

André Alexis (born 1957 in Trinidad and Tobago) is a Canadian writer who grew up in Ottawa and currently lives in Toronto, Ontario.

His debut novel, Childhood (1997), won the Books in Canada First Novel Award, and was a co-winner of the Trillium Award.

In addition to his writing, he is a member of the editorial board of This Magazine.

Genres: Literary Fiction