The Scarborough Collection


This collection brings together 3 Mawenzi House titles from new authors from Scarborough, Ontario.

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Publication Date: October 2018
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-988449-48-7
Page size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
96 pages


Publication Date: September 2020
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-77415-020-7
Page size: 5.5″ x 8.25″
88 pages

Feel Ways:

Publication Date: May 2021
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-77415-011-5
Page size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
96 pages

Adrian De Leon is a writer and educator from Manila by way of Scarborough. He is the author of two poetry collections: Rouge (Mawenzi House, 2018), and barangay: an offshore poem (Buckrider Books/Wolsak & Wynn, 2021). He lives in Los Angeles, where he is an ethnic studies professor at the University of Southern California.

Natasha Ramoutar is an Indo-Guyanese writer by way of Scarborough (Ganatsekwyagon) at the east side of Toronto. She is the Social Media Assistant at the Festival of Literary Diversity. Her poetry collection, Bittersweet, was published by Mawenzi House in 2020. She is the fiction editor of Feel Ways, an anthology of Scarborough writing, published in 2021. She lives in Scarborough, Ontario.

Born in Congo-Kinshasa, Téa Mutonji’s work focuses primarily on friendship, womanhood, race and sexuality. Her debut collection of short stories, Shut Up You’re Pretty was shortlisted for the Atwood Gibson Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize (2019), a finalist for Canada Reads in 2024, and won the Edmund White Debut Fiction Award (2020) and the Trillium Book Award (2020).