Tabs open on your screen right now:

Gmail / Three Google Docs / Facebook / Google Search

If you had to brag about yourself:

I am really good at filtering photos.

Your writer crush:

Michael DeForge

Favorite lyric:

Any lyric from Tori Amos’ first five albums.

Any place in the world:

Best breakfast:
Acme Cafe (Vancouver) / Drake Hotel (Toronto)

Sweetest thing:
The face of love.

Your rituals (writing or not):
Smoothie in the morning.

Least impressive thing about you:
I like for my clothing to match.

Favorite space to write:

Character (TV, book, movie) you most identify with:
Catwoman–Michelle Pfeiffer era

Last time you lied:


VIVEK SHRAYA is a Toronto-based artist whose body of work includes several albums, films, and books. Her first novel, She of the Mountains, was named one of The Globe and Mail’s Best Books of 2014. Her debut collection of poetry, even this page is white, was released this spring, and her first children’s picture book, The Boy & the Bindi, was published this fall. Vivek has read and performed inter­nationally at shows, festivals and post-secondary institutions, including sharing the stage with Tegan & Sara. She is one half of the music duo Too Attached. Vivek is a 2016 Pride Toronto Grand Marshal, a three-time Lambda Literary Award finalist, a 2015 Toronto Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award finalist, and a 2015 recipient of the Writers’ Trust of Canada’s Dayne Ogilvie Prize Honour of Distinction.