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The Chat: Trevor Corkum Interviews Farzana Doctor


This week on The Chat, I’m pleased to speak to award-winning author Farzana Doctor about her fantastic new novel, All Inclusive. The book in part tells the story of twenty-something Ameera, a Canadian expat living and working in a Mexican all-inclusive resort community. While balancing the demands of her resort job, Ameera explores her growing interest in the swinging scene and her complicated desire to connect with her unknown birth father.

The Globe and Mail calls All Inclusive “an ambitious and thematically voracious novel on love and the wounds we didn’t know we had.”


Farzana Doctor is a Toronto-based author of three novels: Stealing Nasreen, Six Metres of Pavement (which won a Lambda Literary Award in 2012 and was shortlisted for the Toronto Book Award) and the recently released All Inclusive. She was named as one of CBC Books’ “Ten Canadian Women Writers You Need to Read Now” and was the recipient of the Writers’ Trust of Canada’s Dayne Ogilvie Grant (2011). She curates the popular Brockton Writers Series and was recently vot …

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