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How We Limn the Body: John Barton in Conversation with Shashi Bhat

The Malahat Review

http://malahatreview.ca/interviews/bhat_interview.html


"[a] subtle, sophisticated take on the immigrant novel...The Family Took Shape has a strange and very beautiful ending, proof of Bhat’s tremendous promise." - National Post


Book Review: The Family Took Shape

National Post

http://arts.nationalpost.com/2013/06/21/book-review-the-family-took-shape-by-shashi-bhat/


Shashi Bhat's Debut Novel a Refreshing Break from Convention

The Globe and Mail

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/books-and-media/book-reviews/shashi-bhats-debut-novel-a-break-from-convention/article13024769/

 

"Humour and horror combine in startlingly authentic ways in 'Indian Cooking,' a moving story that makes brave choices in its characterizations and avoids sentimentality in its depiction of family tragedy." - Bronwen Wallace Award Jury Remarks 

 

Review of The Family Took Shape

Quill & Quire

http://www.quillandquire.com/reviews/review.cfm?review_id=8091

 

On Writing, with Shashi Bhat

Open Book Toronto

http://www.openbooktoronto.com/news/writing_with_shashi_bhat


Review of The Family Took Shape

The Winnipeg Review

http://www.winnipegreview.com/wp/2013/07/the-family-took-shape-by-shashi-bhat/

 

"Bhat has a gift for astute observations of common, ordinary life experiences and making these fascinating by magnifying the details to great effect. I found this story so compelling..." - Winnipeg Review


Summer Reads

CBC's The Homestretch

http://www.cbc.ca/homestretch/episode/2013/08/13/more-summer-reads-with-anne-logan/index.html#.UgwL0-4ARlA.wordpress


Most Anticipated Summer Reads

Literal Life

https://literallife.wordpress.com/tag/the-family-took-shape/

 

Short Story Month: Shashi Bhat's "Why I Read Beowulf"

Saltyink.com

http://saltyink.com/2013/05/10/short-circuited-for-short-story-month-story-10-of-31-shashi-bhats-why-i-read-beowulf/


Marc Côté on the  Toronto Launch

Cormorant Books Blog

http://www.cormorantbooks.com/blog/?p=1507

 

Family Values Theme of Novelist Shashi Bhat's Debut Offering

South Asian Focus 

http://www.southasianfocus.ca/whats-on/family-values-theme-of-novelist-shashi-bhats-debut-offering/

 

Spring Preview 2013

Quill & Quire 

http://www.quillandquire.com/blog/index.php/in-the-magazine/spring-preview-2013-canadian-novels/

 

Success Stories, Shashi Bhat

Writers' Trust of Canada

http://www.writerstrust.com/Awards/Success-Stories/Shashi-Bhat.aspx


New & Notable

Belletrista: Celebrating Women Writers from Around the World

http://www.belletrista.com/2012/Issue17/nandn_8_canada.php

 

6 Fiction Titles to Watch for in May

The Reader, Halifax Public Libraries

http://www.thereader.ca/2012/05/7-fiction-titles-to-watch-for-in-may.html

 

Cormorant Books Author Profile

http://www.cormorantbooks.com/authors/bhatshashi.shtml


The Journey Prize 24

Slightly Bookist

http://slightlybookist.wordpress.com/2012/10/01/the-journey-prize-24/

 

The Three Rs: Shashi Bhat

Slightly Bookist

http://slightlybookist.wordpress.com/2012/10/19/the-three-rs-shashi-bhat/

 

PRISM Contributor Shashi Bhat in 2012 Journey Prize Anthology 

PRISM international

http://prismmagazine.ca/tag/shashi-bhat/

 

Salty Ink's Weekly Weekend Reading Suggestion

Salty Ink: A Spotlight on Fresh Canadian Literature

http://saltyink.com/2013/02/01/salty-inks-weekly-weekend-reading-suggestion/

 

Review: "The Threepenny Review" Spring 2011 Fiction

Rio Lang: Reviews

http://rioliang.wordpress.com/2011/05/27/i-just-read-the-threepenny-review-spring-2011-fiction/

 

Finalists for Bronwen Wallace Award for emerging writers announced

National Post

http://arts.nationalpost.com/2010/04/21/finalists-for-bronwen-wallace-award-for-emerging-writers-announced/

 

Writers's Trust Identifies Young Writers on the Rise

Writers' Trust of Canada

http://www.writerstrust.com/News/News-(1)/Press-Release-Archive/Press-Releases/RBC-Bronwen-Wallace-Award-Finalists.aspx

 

Writers' Trust prize finalists announced

CBC News Arts & Entertainment

http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/books/story/2010/04/21/prize-bronwen-wallace-finalists.html

 

A Day in the Life, Shashi Bhat

Dalhousie University http://www.dal.ca/academics/programs/undergraduate/creativewriting/a_day_in_the_life/


From Stethoscope to Quill: Richmond Hill writer follows her heart

The Liberal

http://www.yorkregion.com/news-story/1441275-from-stethoscope-to-quill/