Shauna Singh Baldwin received her MFA from UBC.

Her first novel, 'What the Body Remembers', is about two women in a polygamous marriage in India. It received the Commonwealth Prize for Best Book (Canada-Caribbean). Her second novel, 'The Tiger Claw', is about a Sufi Muslim secret agent searching for her beloved through occupied France. It was a finalist for the Giller Prize and has been optioned for film. Her third novel is The Selector of Souls (2012).

Baldwin is co-author of 'A Foreign Visitor's Survival Guide to America. Her English Lessons and Other Stories received the Friends of American Writers prize.

[BCBW 2012]