Moez Surani's writing has been included in numerous anthologies and literary journals including Carousel, Prairie Fire, Vallum and Arc Poetry magazine. He has served as a writer-in-residence for the Toronto Catholic District School Board and curator for the Strong Words Reading Series in Toronto. His multi-lingual upbringing is reflected in his award-winning writing.
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