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Shauna Singh Baldwin
Canadian-American writer

Shauna Singh Baldwin

Shauna Singh Baldwin
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Intro Canadian-American writer
Is Writer Novelist
From United States of America
Field Literature
Gender female
Birth 1962, Montreal, Urban agglomeration of Montreal, Montreal Region, Canada
Age 60 years
Commonwealth Writers' Prize  
The details (from wikipedia)


Shauna Singh Baldwin (born 1962) is a Canadian-American novelist of Indian descent. Her 2000 novel What the Body Remembers won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize (Canadian/Caribbean Region), and her 2004 novel The Tiger Claw was nominated for the Giller Prize. Her second short-story collection, We Are Not in Pakistan, was released in Canada in 2007. Baldwin was born in Montreal, Quebec. She currently lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She holds an MBA from Marquette University and an MFA from the University of British Columbia.

Baldwin and her husband David Baldwin are former owners of the Safe House, an espionage themed restaurant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


  • A Foreign Visitor's Survival Guide to America (1992, coauthored)
  • English Lessons and Other Stories (1996, short stories)
  • What the Body Remembers: a novel (2000)
  • The Tiger Claw: a novel (2004)
  • We Are Not in Pakistan: stories (2007)
  • The Selector of Souls: a novel (2012)
  • Reluctant Rebellions: New and Selected Non-Fiction (2016)


  • We Are So Different Now (2009) Staged in Toronto in 2016 by Sawitri Theatre Group.
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