A mother of two, Rahela Nayebzadah holds a PhD in the Faculty of Education from the University of British Columbia. Currently, she is a schoolteacher. Her autobiographical novel, Jeegareh Ma (2012), was based on her family's migration to Canada from Afghanistan.
Week three of our August book club has us in the chatting with author of Monster Child Rahela Nayebzadah about writing an adult novel with child narrators, which of her characters she connected with most, dialogue, and more.
All Lit Up's Summer Book Club continues this month with another brand new read: Rahela Nayebzadah's Monster Child from Wolsak and Wynn/Buckrider Books sparked us from its very first pages. Today we talk to Paul Vermeersch, senior editor at Wolsak and Wynn, about publishing the ... Read more
For our final week of our July book club, we've rounded up four follow-up reads to Eric Dupont's Life in the Court of Matane (Baraka Books/QC Fiction) that'll ease you into a life post-Matane.
Book clubbing season is once again in full swing at ALU HQ. This sixth annual book club brings you a wildly imaginative, coming-of-age novel-as-memoir from Quebec author Eric Dupont, and a powerful, striking debut novel from Rahela Nayebzadah we're sure to have lots of discussion ... Read more
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