Shani Mootoo

Shani Mootoo


Born in Ireland and raised in Trinidad, Shani Mootoo is the award-winning author of Valmiki’s Daughter, He Drown She in the Sea (longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award), and Cerus Blooms at Night. Her latest novel, Moving Forward Sideways Like a Crab, was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, and shortlisted for the Lambda Literary Award. Mootoo divides her time between Grenada and Canada.

Photo Credit: Ramesh Pooran

Buy Mootoo’s latest book, Moving Forward Sideways Like a Crab

Events with Shani Mootoo

Forbidden: Too Much in Love

03 May 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217
2,3,4,5,B,Q,D,N,A to Atlantic Ave-Barclays
C to Lafayette Ave
G to Fulton St