| Lydia Kwa|
| novelist, short story writer, poet|
This Place Called Absence, The Walking Boy
Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction
This Place Called Absence, The Walking Boy, Sinuous, The Colours of Heroines, Pulse
Lydia Kwa Wikipedia
Lydia Kwa (born 1959 in Singapore) is a Canadian writer and psychologist.
First coming to Canada in 1980, Kwa studied psychology at the University of Toronto and Queen's University. She published one short story and a volume of poetry in the 1990s, but has concentrated primarily on novels since. In addition to her writing, she continues to practice as a clinical therapist in Vancouver. She was a nominee for the Amazon.ca First Novel Award in 2000, the ReLit Award in 2001 and the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction in 2002 for This Place Called Absence, and for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize in 2006 for The Walking Boy.
She is an out lesbian.The Colour of Heroines (1994, poetry)
This Place Called Absence (2000, novel)
The Walking Boy (2005, novel)
Pulse (2010, novel)
Sinuous (2013, poetry)
Oracle Bone (2017, novel)