Dr Raywat Deonandan is a widely published writer of fiction, journalistic pieces, and academic papers.  Follow the navigation menu for the genre of interest.

Sample Reviews of Deonandan’s Fiction


“Deonandan’s prose is quirky and engaging… amusing and incisive.” –The Globe and Mail

“An endless fountain of fertile imagination.” –Pagitica Magazine

“[Deonandan] creates each line like a work of art.” –India Currents Magazine

“Brilliant characterization and dialogue.” –Canadian Author Magazine

“What works clearly in [Deonandan’s] favour is the power of the imagination, a certain freshness.” –Stabroek News

“[Deonandan] tells stories in such an unpretentious fashion that one is left wondering about the unbearable lightness of his craftsmanship.” –The Caribbean Writer

“Deonandan is at his best when he draws from the material closest to his traditions.” –University of Toronto Quarterly

“Like other writers of South Asian background such as Michael Ondaatje, Cyril Dabydeen, Sasenarine Persaud, and Zulfikar Ghose, Deonandan helps readers to understand the enormous cultural diversity of our hemisphere.” –Americas Magazine

“There seems no reason why Deonandan could not join… Rohinton Mistry, Michael Ondaatje, and Anita Rau Badami.” –India Abroad


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