Uppal, Priscila

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Uppal, Priscila

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Priscila Uppal was born in Ottawa in 1974. She is a poet, novelist and Professor of Creative Writing at York University. She completed a double honours B.A. in English and Creative Writing and a Ph.D in English Literature at York University in 1997 and 2002, respectively, and an M.A. in English from the University of Toronto in 1998. She has published nine collections of poetry including 'Ontological Necessities' (2006), 'Traumatology' (2010) and 'Successful Tragedies: Poems 1998-2010' (2010). Her work has appeared in national and international magazines. Her first novel 'The Divine Economy of Salvation' and the anthology 'Uncommon Ground : A Celebration of Matt Cohen' which she co-edited with Graeme Gibson, Dennis Lee and Wayne Grady, were both published in 2002. Uppal's second novel 'To Whom it May Concern' was published in 2009. She is also the editor of 'The Exile Book of Poetry in Translation: Twenty Canadian Poets Take on the World' (2009), 'The Exile Book of Canadian Sports Stories' (2010), and The Best Canadian Poetry in English' (2011). Her works have been published internationally.


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2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM
2018/09/06 KCP. Added date of death and VIAF id.


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