Derek Mascarenhas

Derek Mascarenhas is a graduate of the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Creative Writing Program, a finalist and runner up for the Penguin Random House of Canada Student Award for Fiction, and a nominee for the Marina Nemat Award. His fiction has been published in The Dalhousie ReviewCosmonauts AvenueMaple Tree Literary SupplementThe Antigonish Review, and elsewhere. Derek is presently working on a novel, and finding a home for his linked short story collection, Coconut Dreams. See more at