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Suzanne Jacob

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014
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Suzanne Jacob

A major voice in Quebec fiction, Suzanne Jacob has twice won the Governor-General's Award, once for fiction, and once for poetry. She is the author of seven novels and three novellas, and has written short fiction, poetry and essays.  In 2001, she was inducted to the Academie des lettres du Quebec. She lives in Montreal.

Sheila Fischman

Posted by Kendra on December 6, 2014

Sheila Fischman

Sheila Fischman has translated into English over one hundred works by major Quebecois authors, among them Roch Carrier, Gaetan Soucy, Anne Hebert, Marie-Claire Blais, Yves Beauchemin and Michel Tremblay. Winner of many awards, she has been nominated on numerous occasions for the Governor-General's Literary Award for Translation and won it in 1998. Sheila Fischman is a Member of the Order of Canada. She lives in Montreal.