|Notable works||Six Metres of Pavement|
|Notable awards||2011 Dayne Ogilvie Prize
2012 Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction
Farzana Doctor is a Canadian novelist and social worker. She has published two novels to date, and won the 2011 Dayne Ogilvie Grant from the Writers' Trust of Canada for an emerging lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender writer. Her second novel, Six Metres of Pavement, was also a nominee for the 2012 Lambda Literary Awards in the category of Lesbian Fiction, and was announced as the winner of the award on June 4, 2012.
In addition to her writing career, Doctor works as a psychotherapist, coordinates a regular reading series in Toronto's Brockton Village neighbourhood, and coproduced Rewriting The Script: A Loveletter to Our Families, a documentary film about the family relationships of LGBT people in Toronto's South Asian immigrant communities.
- Stealing Nasreen (2007)
- Six Metres of Pavement (Dundurn Press, 2011)
- "Farzana Doctor to receive Dayne Ogilvie Grant". Quill & Quire, June 1, 2011.
- "Toronto writers up for Lambda Literary awards". Xtra!, May 11, 2012.
- "Farzana Doctor wins Lambda Literary Award". Quill & Quire, June 6, 2012.
- "Farzana Doctor sees hyper-local reading series grow". Xtra!, February 1, 2011.
- "Farzana Doctor touring new novel". Xtra!, November 8, 2007.
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