Neil Bissoondath
Trinidad
1955-
 
 

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Biography

Neil Bissoondath was born in Arima, Trinidad in 1955.  Bissoondath was educated at St. Mary’s College and York University.  After his graduation from York University he taught French and English as a second language.  His uncle is the famous writer, V. S. Naipaul.   Bissoondath has won the Gordon Montador Award for the work Selling Illusions.  He is now the host and writer of the series Vision World.

Works

  •  Digging Up the Mountains (1985)
  • A Casual Brutality (1988)
  • On the Eve of Uncertain Tomorrows (1990)
  • The Innocence of Age (1992)
  • Selling Illusions:  The Cult of Multi-Culturalism in Canada


Links

Biography of Neil Bissoondath

http://www.icomm.org/ifoa/ifoa98/bissoondath.html

More Links

http://www.schoolnet.ca/greatquestions/e/bio_q2_bissoondath.html

http://cbc.ca/millennium/authors/bissoondath_feedback.html

http://www.global.athabascau.ca/AuroraOnline/archive/bissoondath.html

 


Send questions or comments about the Web site to Dr. Seodial Deena
East Carolina University, Department of English, Multicultural Literature Program.