Larissa Lai





Larissa Lai

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Larissa Lai is the author of two novels, When Fox Is a Thousand and Salt Fish Girl. A recipient of the Astraea Foundation Emerging Writers’ Award, she has been shortlisted for the Books in Canada First Novel Award, the Tiptree Award, and the Dorothy Livesay Prize. Lai is Canada Research Chair in Creative Writing at the University of Calgary.


Average rating: 3.80 · 872 ratings · 113 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
Salt Fish Girl
3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 291 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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When Fox is a Thousand
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 166 ratings — published 1993 — 4 editions
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Automaton Biographies
4.42 of 5 stars 4.42 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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Sybil Unrest
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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Eggs in the Basement
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2009
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Slanting I, Imagining We: A...
2.0 of 5 stars 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2014 — 2 editions
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So Long Been Dreaming: Post...
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 290 ratings — published 2004 — 6 editions
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Year's Best SF 11 (Year's B...
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 123 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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DECADEnt Writing: Celebrati...
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3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2003
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“How easily we abandon those who have suffered the same persecutions as we have. How quickly we grow impatient with their inability to transcend the conditions of our lives. ”
Larissa Lai, Salt Fish Girl

“When you own nothing, it’s hard to believe you have anything to lose.”
Larissa Lai, Salt Fish Girl

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