Each of these short stories is a snapshot that captures the precise moment whne the fairy tale unravels, when the happy ending begins to falter, when reality turns our illusions and ideals into ridicule.
Nadine Bismuth is the author of a collection of short stories, Les gens fideles ne font pas les nouvelles, and Scrapbook, a novel (published in English by McArthur & Company). Her work has been translated into more than six languages. She lives in Montreal.
Susan Ouriou is an award-winning writer, editor and literary translator with over thirty translations and co-translations of fiction, non-fiction, children’s and young adult literature to her credit. She has won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Translation. She also recently published Nathan, a novel for young readers. Susan lives in Calgary.