Author and speaker.


Farzana Doctor is a celebrated and highly awarded Canadian author whose books are often seen on numerous 'best-of' lists every year.


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Stealing Nasreen

Six Metres of Pavement

Well @AnakanaSchofiel never fails to deliver! I loved BINAโ€™s quirky voice, the storyโ€™s slow unpeeling and the bookโ€™s creative structure. Well done, Anakana!

@knopfca #canlit #novelinwarnings #novel #prizewinner

Why did I wait so long before watching #JaneTheVirgin? Such smart and fun writing @JaneWriters and itโ€™s delightful to watch a @netflix series with mostly #Latinex characters. Also, long live the #telenovela!!

#addictive #IShouldBeWriting #SoMuchDrama

โ€œIt has impacted me ... emotionally and physically.โ€ Listen to the voice of a woman who experienced #khatna/#khafz, a form of female genital cutting practiced in #Bohra communities.
#khafzisFGM #endFGM #endFGC Learn more at pls RT

Found out Rita Wong @rrrwong sentenced to 28 days as water protector against Kinder Morgan (now TMX)

Rita is generous, indefatigable warrior, teacher, poet, friend to many and in service to all. I hope she is surrounded with care & strength she radiates out to all of us #vanpoli

Recently, the @BBC produced a beautiful video called โ€œThings Not To Say To #FGM Survivors and Campaignersโ€œ. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿพ

It got me thinking about all the awkward questions I've been asked by well-meaning folks. So, hereโ€™s my (40 sec read) #khatna version. ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ

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