Donna Seto is a writer and academic. Her literary work was long-listed for the CBC Non-Fiction Prize and shortlisted for the Edna Staebler Prize. She is the author of No Place for a War Baby: The Global Politics of Children born of Wartime Sexual Violence. She has a PhD in Politics and International Relations.
Donna is working on her first novel and a collection of short stories.
Work in Progress
- Neither Here Nor There (a novel – complete/querying)
- Autonomous (a novel – in progress)
- Are We Ever Good? (short story collection)
- “Generation Congee,” The New Quarterly, Issue 158, 2021.
- “Finding the Form,” The New Quarterly Digital Editions, 2021.
- “Writing Space,” The New Quartlery Digital Edition, 2021.
- “Legal Limbo: Revisiting Canada’s Approach to Refugees,” Ricepaper Magazine: Asian Canadian Arts and Culture, 16.3, 2011.
- No Place for a War Baby: The Global Politics of Children born of Wartime Sexual Violence. Routledge, UK: Taylor and Francis Group, 2013.
Journal Articles/Book Chapters
- “Vietnamese Amerasian Children and the Limits of Sovereignty,” in Challenging Conceptions: Children Born of Wartime Rape and Sexual Exploitation. Oxford University Press (forthcoming).
- “Secondary Trauma: Reconciling Children born of Wartime Sexual Violence and the Children’s Rights Regime,” in Rape Cultures and Survivors: An International Perspective. Praeger Publishing, 2018.
- “Children born of Wartime Sexual Violence: Searching for Emancipatory Possibilities in Marginalized Spaces,” Peacebuilding: Special Issue on Everyday Peace and Youth, 3.2, 2015.
- “Unlikely Protection: Non-Governmental Organizations and the Representation of War-Affected Children,” Australian Journal of Human Rights, 16.1, 2010.