Andrea Gunraj

GunrajAbwAndrea Gunraj is the author of The Sudden Disappearance of Seetha (Knopf Canada). She is also a contributing essayist to a new collection entitled Subdivided: City-Building in an Age of Hyper-Diversity (2016, Coach House Books). She lives in Toronto and, beyond writing, she’s passionate about communications, public education, and accessible technology for social change. Andrea works at Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth.

Andrea is working on a new novel about rival siblings and the devastating guilt that a younger sister has to carry after her older sister is abducted. The novel explores gender, race, and class dynamics in accountability for child abuse, neglect, and abductions. It is partially inspired by real-life experiences of a former resident of the Nova Scotia Home for Coloured Children. Learn more by visiting and follow andreagunraj on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.