Sharon Bala

BalaSbw2Sharon Bala’s bestselling debut novel, The Boat People, was published in January and is a finalist for this year’s Canada Reads competition. Last November she won the 2017 Journey Prize for her short story Butter Tea at Starbucks and had a second story on the long-list. Sharon’s short fiction has been published in two anthologies and several Canadian magazines including: Hazlitt, Grain, PRISM international, The Dalhousie Review, The New Quarterly, and Maisonneuve.