Derek Mascarenhas

Derek Mascarenhas is a graduate of the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Creative Writing Program and a finalist and runner up for the Penguin Random House of Canada Student Award for Fiction. He has been published in The Dalhousie Review and The Antigonish Review. Born and raised in Burlington, Ontario, Canada to parents emigrating from Goa, India, Derek is currently working on a linked short story collection, Coconut Dreams, and a novel.

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