Denis Thériault is an award-winning screenwriter living in Montreal. After studying psychology and drama, he began to write for the stage and television. L'Iguane (The Iguana), Theriault's first novel, was published to great critical acclaim and won three major literary prizes: the Prix Anne-Hebert 2002, the Prix France-Quebec/Jean Hamelin 2001, and the Prix Odyssee 2002 for best first novel.
Liedewy Hawke has won both the Canada Council Translation Prize and the John Glassco Translation Prize, and has been nominated four times for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Translation (French to English). She lives in Toronto.