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Lauren Kirshner

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in Toronto, Canada


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August 2009

Named "Toronto's Best Emerging Author" by NOW Magazine, Lauren Kirshner's debut novel Where We Have to Go was a finalist for the 2010 City of Toronto Book Award and called "a very strong original debut" by The Globe and Mail. The story of an exceptional girl's coming-of-age in 1990s Toronto, Where We Have to Go was published in translation in The Netherlands and Germany, and is forthcoming in the US in 2012.

Lauren’s other writing, including features, arts reviews, and poems have appeared in newspapers and literary journals across Canada including ELLE, Chatelaine,Now, The Hart House Review, and Exile. Her creative non-fiction chapter “Twenty Poems for Claudia” appeared in the paper documentary I Live Here, published by Pantheon in 2008, a

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Lori Hi Lauren,
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