Rohinton Mistry

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Birthday
3, 1952
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
3, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
India

About

An Indian-born Canadian writer, he is known for Such a Long Journey; Family Matters; and A Fine Balance. He was the 2012 recipient of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature.

Before Fame

He studied economics and mathematics at St. Xavier's College, Mumbai. After moving to Canada in 1975, he earned degrees in philosophy and English from the University of Toronto.

Trivia

He was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for his 1991 novel, Such a Long Journey.

Family Life

He and his wife emigrated to Canada together. His brother, Cyrus Mistry, had a career as a playwright.

Associated With

He and Girish Karnard are both Indian writers.

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