Creative Writing Reading Series presents Zalika Reid-Benta
Zalika Reid-Benta is a Toronto-based writer whose debut short story collection FRYING PLANTAIN was long listed for the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize.
FRYING PLANTAIN has been on numerous “must read” lists from Bustle, Refinery29, Toronto Star, Globe and Mail and more.
It was also listed as one of Indigo’s 50 “Best Books of 2019”.
Reid-Benta was the June 2019 Writer in Residence for Open Book and she was listed in CBC’s “6 Canadian Writers to Watch in 2019”.