Know your Asian-Canadian authors 1

To test your knowledge of Canadian literature, try our quiz on some of the prominent authors of Asian origin in Canada.

1. This Montréal-based author's debut novel, Ru, won the Governor General's Award in 2010.
2. This Vancouver-born poet and novelist's semi-autobiographical novel, Obasan, tells the story of a young girl's experiences in an internment camp during the Second World War.
3. This author's short-story collection Laterna Magika was a finalist for the 1998 Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book from Canada and the Caribbean.
4. The novels of this author, winner of the prestigious Neustadt International Prize for Literature, are set in the city of Mumbai, his birthplace.
5. This Montréal-born novelist won the 2000 regional Commonwealth Writers' Best Book Prize for the novel What the Body Remembers.
6. This Vancouverite won the Trillium Book Award for his debut novel, The Jade Peony.
7. This award-winning Quebec author is famous for her pentalogy (a series of five novels), which has been translated into English, Japanese, German and Hungarian.
8. This author, born in a refugee camp, won the Trillium Book Award in 2014 for her poetry collection Light.
9. A Canadian nurse named Hana and an unidentified burn victim are some of the characters in this author's Booker Prize-winning novel The English Patient, set during the Second World War.
10. This Winnipeg-born poet won the 2002 Governor General's Award for his collection of poetry entitled Surrender.