Priscila Uppal





Priscila Uppal

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Priscila Uppal was born in Ottawa in 1974 and currently lives in Toronto where she is a poet, fiction writer, academic, and professor of Humanities and English at the undergraduate and graduate levels at York University. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Toronto Arts Council. Her creative and academic interests frequently intersect, and she has published work that explores the tensions and dynamics between women (particularly in closed societies: schools, nunneries), the nature of human violence, sexuality (including infertility), multicultural clashes (ethnic, religious, geographical), revisionist mythmaking (classical myth, biblical myth, historical figures), illness (physical, psychological, cultural), mourning ritual ...more


Average rating: 3.83 · 294 ratings · 56 reviews · 22 distinct works · Similar authors
Projection: Encounters with...
3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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The Divine Economy of Salva...
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 2002 — 5 editions
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To Whom It May Concern
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Winter Sport: Poems
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2010
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Traumatology
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2010
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Ontological Necessities
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2006
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20 Canadian Poets Take On T...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2009
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Live Coverage
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2003
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Cover Before Striking
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 6 ratings — expected publication 2015 — 3 editions
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Summer Sport: Poems
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2013
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CBC Books: Uppal, Priscila 1 3 Mar 29, 2011 10:37AM  
CBC Books: 2013 Nonfiction Finalists 4 20 Oct 22, 2013 05:58AM  
CBC Books: 2013 Literature Awards 14 33 Nov 14, 2013 02:13PM  
CBC Books: Friday Reads for January 3rd, 2014 28 34 Jan 05, 2014 11:37AM  


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