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Marie-Claire Blais

Marie-Claire Blais
Born in Quebec, Marie-Claire Blais published her first novel at the age of 20, and has gone on to publish 20 novels to date in France and Quebec?all of which have been translated into English?in addition to five plays and several collections of poetry. All of her writings have met with international acclaim. Winner of the Prix Médicis, the Prix Belgo-Canadien, the Prix France-Québec and many others, Blais continues to devote herself to work that is proud and exacting.

Linda Gaboriau
Linda Gaboriau is an award-winning literary translator based in Montreal. Her translations of plays by Quebec’s most prominent playwrights have been published and ­produced across Canada and abroad. In her work as a ­literary manager and dramaturge, she has directed ­numerous translation residencies and international exchange projects. She was the founding director of the Banff International Literary Translation Centre. Most recently she won the 2010 Governor General’s Award for Forests, her translation of the play by Wajdi Mouawad.

Books by Marie-Claire Blais

Songs for Angel

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
translated by Katia Grubisic

A Twilight Celebration

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
translated by Nigel Spencer

These Festive Nights

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
translated by Sheila Fischman
introduction by Lisa Moore

Thunder and Light

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
translated by Nigel Spencer

The Acacia Gardens

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
translated by Nigel Spencer

American Notebooks ebook

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Nothing for You Here, Young Man

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
translated by Nigel Spencer

Mai at the Predators' Ball

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
translated by Nigel Spencer

Anna's World

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
translated by Sheila Fischman
introduction by Camilla Gibb

The Cashier

by (author) Gabrielle Roy
afterword by Marie-Claire Blais

Rebecca, Born in the Maelstrom

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
translated by Nigel Spencer

The Collected Stage Drama of Marie-Claire Blais

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
translated by Nigel Spencer

Mad Shadows

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
afterword by Daphne Marlatt

Wolf

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
translated by Sheil Fischman
introduction by Edmund White

Deaf to the City

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
introduction by Richard Teleky

Nights in the Underground

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
introduction by Janice Kulyk Keefer

Augustino and the Choir of Destruction

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
translated by Nigel Spencer

Exile & The Sacred Travellers, The

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais

Wintersleep

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
translated by Nigel Spencer

American Not s

A Writer's Journey

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
translated by Linda Gaboriau

The Angel of Solitude

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
translated by Laura Hodes

A Season in the Life of Emmanuel

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
afterword by Nicole Brossard

Death of the Spider

by (author) Michèle Mailhot
translated by Neil B. Bishop
introduction by Marie-Claire Blais

Veiled Countries/Lives

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
translated by Michael Harris

The Execution

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
translated by David Lobdell

Dürer's Angel

by (author) Marie-Claire Blais
translated by David Lobdell