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Elaine Kalman Naves

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Elaine Kalman Naves was born in Budapest, Hungary, and immigrated to Canada in 1959 as a child. She attended McGill and Bishop’s Universities, and worked as an editor and researcher at the Centre d’Etude de Québec during the 1970s. She wrote a regular book column and literary features for the Montreal Gazette and now freelances (recent credits include a radio dramatization of her book, Journey to Vaja, for CBC’s Ideas, and author interviews published in Contemporary Literary Criticism). Naves is the author of a work of narrative non-fiction entitled Journey to Vaja: Reconstructing the World of a Hungarian-Jewish Family; a collection of biographical sketches of prominent Montreal authors, past and present, The Writers of Montreal; and the editor of two scholarly works in Canadian history. Her first novel, The Book of Faith, was published in 2015.

Books by Elaine Kalman Naves

Thebookoffaith_frontcover_lowres The Book of Faith

Portraitofascandal Portrait of a Scandal: The Abortion Trial of Robert Notman

Weaver Robert Weaver

9780771067945 Shoshanna's Story

116 Putting Down Roots

Journey to Vaja

46 Writers of Montreal,The


Hungarian Canadian

Budapest, Hungary