CBC Report: 6 works of Canadian fiction to read for Black History Month 2020

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It’s Black History Month. Check out these six recent works of fiction by black Canadian authors.

Frying Plantain is a short story collection by Zalika Reid-Benta. (House of Anansi Press)

Frying Plantain follows Kara Davis through elementary school to her high school graduation, as she comes of age while being perennially caught between her Canadian nationality and Jamaican heritage. Over a series of 12 stories, Davis visits her great aunt in Jamaica, endures a cruel prank by close friends and deals with her stubborn grandparents. Read More …

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