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Rohinton Mistry fonds

  • F0180
  • Fonds
  • 1984-2014

The fonds consists of records that document Mistry's career as a writer, including financial records, personal and professional correspondence, publicity files, first editions and translations of his published works, notes, drafts and galleys of his short stories, travel essays and novels, including "Tales from Firoszsha Baag," "Such a Long Journey," "A Fine Balance," and "Family Matters." It also includes records documenting his work with his literary agent and publishers, his selection to the Oprah Book Club, the burning and banning of "Such a Long Journey" at the University of Mumbai in September 2010, Mistry's involvement with literary festivals and awards, and his support of organizations devoted to literacy, humanitarianism, and writers.

Mistry, Rohinton, 1952-

Giller of all Gillers

File consists of correspondence, interview requests, details of the live television broadcast of presentation of the "Giller of all Gillers" awarded to A Fine Balance by CBC Books on the twentieth anniversary of the Giller Prize.

Mistry, Rohinton, 1952-

Royal Society of Literature

File consists of letters of invitation to accept a fellowship, its acceptance in 2010, and subsequent correspondence regarding the Society's activities.

Amnesty International

File consists of correspondence regarding Rohinton Mistry's donation of the short story, "The Scream," which was included in the fundraising anthology, Freedom : a collection of short stories celebrating the University Declaration of Human Rights.

Neustadt Prize : keynote speech

File consists of handwritten notes, manuscripts, and drafts of the speech delivered at the University of Oklahoma on 28 September 2012; page proofs for publication of the speech in World Literature Today under the title, "The Road from there to here"; and correspondence.

Neustadt Prize : keynote speech

File consists of a copy of the speech, a video recording of Rohinton Mistry's remarks at the banquet, correspondence, and the contract for publication of the speech in World Literature Today.

Neustadt International Prize for Literature

File consists of correspondence regarding Rohinton Mistry's nomination, jury information, announcement of the award, an interview request by the BBC, correspondence regarding panels and other events at the Neustadt Festival in Oklahoma, itineraries, and other documents regarding the prize.

Westwood Creative Artists : correspondence

File consists of correspondence with Rohinton Mistry's literary agents regarding international interest in his work, contractual arrangements and financial matters, communications with the media, and invitations to speak at events.

Westwood Creative Artists : correspondence

File consists of correspondence with Rohinton Mistry's literary agents regarding international interest in his work, contractual arrangements and financial matters, communications with the media, and invitations to speak at events.

McClelland & Stewart : correspondence

File consists of correspondence with one of Rohinton Mistry's publisher regarding invitations to various events (including literary festivals), and use of his work in other publications.

McClelland & Stewart : correspondence

File consists of correspondence with one of Rohinton Mistry's publisher regarding invitations to various events (including literary festivals), and use of his work in other publications.

McClelland & Stewart : correspondence

File consists of correspondence with one of Rohinton Mistry's publisher regarding invitations to various events (including literary festivals), and use of his work in other publications.

McClelland & Stewart : correspondence

File consists of correspondence with one of Rohinton Mistry's publisher regarding invitations to various events (including literary festivals), and use of his work in other publications.

PEN Canada fundraising gala

File consists of correspondence, handwritten notes, three drafts, and the final text for a presentation entitled, "Words and music : an evening with Rohinton Mistry," held at Harbourfront on 18 October 2012. The file also includes audio recordings of Mistry's interview with Eleanor Wachtel as part of CBC Radio's Writers & Co.

PEN Canada gala

File consists of correspondence and newspaper clippings regarding a presentation entitled, "Words and music : an evening with Rohinton Mistry," held at Harbourfront on 18 October 2012, on the opening night of the International Festival of Authors.

Faber & Faber, U.K. : correspondence

File consists of correspondence with Rohinton Mistry's British publisher regarding four repackaged backlist titles, promotion of Mistry's books in India, the Neustadt Prize, the design of book covers, and the work of author Akhil Sharma.

Literary festivals : invitations and correspondence

File consists of documents relating to events that include the Vancouver "Indian Summer" festival, the Abu Dhabi Forum of Arabic and International Literature, the Mumbai International Literary Festival, and gatherings in New Zealand, Galle, and Sri Lanka.

Requests to contribute essays, blurbs

File consists of correspondence with publications that include The Globe & Mail, Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Newsweek International, Asia Literary Review, and the CBC.

Shiv Sena : book burning (Such a Long Journey) : 1 of 4

File consists of correspondence, press releases, and media coverage concerning the burning of this book at the gates to University of Mumbai by students belonging to the right-wing political party and its removal from the literature syllabus in September 2010, as well as Rohinton Mistry's statement published as an essay in The Globe & Mail.

Shiv Sena : book burning (Such a Long Journey) : 2 of 4

File consists of correspondence, press releases, and media coverage concerning the burning of this book at the gates to University of Mumbai by students belonging to the right-wing political party and its removal from the literature syllabus in September 2010.

Shiv Sena : book burning (Such a Long Journey) : 3 of 4

File consists of correspondence, press releases, and media coverage concerning the burning of this book at the gates to University of Mumbai by students belonging to the right-wing political party and its removal from the literature syllabus in September 2010.

Shiv Sena : book burning (Such a Long Journey) : 4 of 4

File consists of correspondence, press releases, and media coverage concerning the burning of this book at the gates to University of Mumbai by students belonging to the right-wing political party and its removal from the literature syllabus in September 2010.

McClelland & Stewart 100th anniversary celebration

File consists of correspondence regarding a special hardcover edition of Such a Long Journey as part of the "M&S Classics" series, as well as proofs of the dust jacket, copy edits, and itineraries and programmes for the ensuing book tour.

Speaking requests

File consists of correspondence regarding events organized by a wide range of venues, including: Bata Shoe Museum, Ottawa Public Library, Eden Mills Festival, University of Cambridge, and the Penguin (India) annual lecture.

Photo exhibit request

File consists of a request to write captions for a Parsee photo exhibit in Bangalore, including digital copies of the images by Mahendra Sinh.

Miscellaneous requests

File consists of correspondence from various organizations, such as the University of Ottawa, Eagle Scouts, Ryerson University, and literary prize juries.

World Literacy of Canada : part 1 of 2

File consists of correspondence regarding various readings to raise funds for literacy and the KAMA reading series, as well as programmes and promotional material for events. The file also includes documents pertaining to a fundraising appeal letter sent out before Christmas 2003 over Rohinton Mistry's name.

World Literacy of Canada : part 2 of 2

File consists of correspondence regarding various readings to raise funds for literacy and the KAMA reading series, as well as programmes and promotional material for events. The file also includes documents pertaining to a fundraising appeal letter sent out before Christmas 2003 over Rohinton Mistry's name.

Goteburg Book Fair

File consists of an invitation following publication of Family Matters in Sweden, correspondence, and promotional material regarding the fair's events.

Research trip (India, 2002-2003)

File consists of correspondence, research notes, readings at the United World College in Poona, itineraries for visits to Mumbai, Delhi, Varanasi and Gujarat, and photographs.

Giller Prize : 10th anniversary

File consists of: correspondence; drafts and galleys for an essay contributed to a special commemorative anthology of Giller Prize winners; and typescript copies of the essays contributed by three other winners.

Torgi Literary Award

File consists of correspondence and event documentation regarding an award for Family Matters that was presented by the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.

Giller Prize for A Fine Balance

File consists of a programme for the prize gala, newspaper clippings, and promotional material such as posters and book bags bearing Rohinton Mistry's image.

PEN Canada member-at-large

File consists of correspondence, agendas and minutes for meetings of the PEN Canada Board of Directors, and press releases.

PEN Canada member-at-large

File consists of correspondence, agendas and minutes for meetings of the PEN Canada Board of Directors, and press releases.

PEN Canada member-at-large

File consists of correspondence, agendas and minutes for meetings of the PEN Canada Board of Directors, and press releases.

PEN Canada member-at-large

File consists of correspondence, agendas and minutes for meetings of the PEN Canada Board of Directors, and press releases.

PEN Canada member-at-large

File consists of correspondence, agendas and minutes for meetings of the PEN Canada Board of Directors, and press releases.

PEN Canada member-at-large

File consists of correspondence, agendas and minutes for meetings of the PEN Canada Board of Directors, and press releases.

Travel for prizes, festivals

File consists of itineraries and receipts for travel to events including the Commonwealth Writers Prize, the Booker Prize, Edinburgh Book Festival, and book tours in the United States, Norway, Denmark, the United Kingdom, Netherlands, and Spain.

Story for PEN Canada anthology : writing life

File consists of drafts of the manuscript, galleys, and the copy-edited manuscript for a short story, "Welcome to Acadan," donated to the fundraising initiative, as well as other quotes, statements, and contributions for various PEN events, press conferences, and its annual report.

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