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Raywat Deonandan is a globally acclaimed scholar, novelist and journalist.  His works have appeared in many countries and have been translated into eight languages. His short stories have won competitive literary prizes from Hart House (University of Toronto) and the Canadian Author’s Association, and have been shortlisted for the coveted Journey Prize.  Sweet Like Saltwater was his debut book, and was awarded the national literary award of the nation of Guyana, Deonandan’s birthplace, in 2000. Deonandan makes his home in both Toronto and Ottawa.