English, Writer in Residence
Madeleine Thien wins 2016 Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction
Do Not Say We Have Nothing is a sweeping narrative detailing the Chinese Cultural Revolution and Tiananmen Square protest. The novel and its writer has multiple connections to SFU: Madeleine studied dance at SFU; the novel was partly written while she was serving as the SFU English department writer in residence; and one of the main characters of the novel is an SFU Professor of mathematics.
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