Nina Dunic

Nina Dunic is a two-time winner of the Toronto Star Short Story Contest, has been longlisted by the CBC Short Story Prize four times, and was nominated for The Journey Prize. CBC Books named Dunic in its 2023 Writers to Watch list. Her debut novel The Clarion (Invisible Publishing) won the 2024 Trillium Book Award, was longlisted for the 2023 Scotiabank Giller Prize, was selected as Best Canadian Debut by Apple Books, and was a Globe and Mail 100 Best Book of 2023. She has a forthcoming collection of short stories with Invisible Publishing in 2025. Nina lives in Scarborough, ON. Find out more at

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