Ami Sands Brodoff

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Ami Sands Brodoff

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Ami Sands Brodoff is an award-winning novelist and short story author.  Her latest novel, The White Space Between, about a mother and daughter grappling with the impact of the Holocaust, is the winner of the Canadian Jewish Book Award in Fiction.  Ami is also the author of a volume of stories, Bloodknots, a finalist for the Re-Lit Award, honouring the best from the independent publishers in Canada, as well as the novel, Can You See Me? an excerpt of which was nominated for The Pushcart Prize. 

Ami has been a fellow at Yaddo, The St. James Cavalier Centre for the Creative Arts, Ragdale, and The Julia and David White Arts Foundation in Costa Rica.  She is active in Montreal's writing community and serves on the Board of the Quebec Writers' Federation.  A selected author in the Writers in Cegeps and Writers in the Schools Programs in Quebec, Ami often teaches and mentors both adult and teen writers.

Ami frequentlly contributes books reviews and essays to The Globe and Mail, The Montreal Gazette, The Quill and Quire, as well as doing articles for Vogue, Self, Elle and other national magazines.

Ami lives in Montreal with her husband, children and Bernese Mountain dog, Monty Booh and is currently at work on a new novel, Faraway Nearby, inspired by a fellowship in Malta.