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Linda Gaboriau

Linda Gaboriau is a dramaturge and literary translator renowned for her translations of some 100 plays and novels by some of Quebec's most prominent writers, including many of the Quebec plays best known to English Canadian audiences. After studying French language and literature at McGill University, she freelanced as a journalist for the CBC and the Montreal Gazette. She has worked in Canadian and Québécois theatre and is founding director of the Banff International Literary Translation Centre, where she directed numerous translation residencies and international exchange projects. Her third translation of a Wajdi Mouawad play Forests in 2010 won her a second Governor General's Literary Award for translation. Originally from Boston, Linda Gaboriau has been based in Montreal since 1963. David Homel is a writer, journalist, filmmaker, and translator. He is the author of five previous novels, including The Speaking Cure, which won the J.I. Segal Award of the Jewish Public Library, and the Hugh MacLennan Prize for Best Fiction from the Quebec Writer's Federation. He has also written two children's books, including Travels with my Family, which was co-authored with his wife, Canadian children's author Marie-Louise Gay. He has translated several French works, receiving two Governor General's Literary Awards for translation. Homel was born and raised in Chicago and currently resides in Montreal.Maureen Labonté is a dramaturge, translator and teacher. She has also coordinated a number of play-development programs in theatres and playwrights' centres across the country. In 2006, she was named head of program for the Banff playRites Colony at The Banff Centre. She was dramaturge at the Colony from 2003-2005. She was also literary manager in charge of play development at the Shaw Festival from 2002-2004. Previous to that, she worked at the National Theatre School of Canada (NTSC), first developing and running a pilot directing program and then coordinating the playwrighting program and playwrights' residency. She still teaches at NTSC. She has translated more than thirty Quebec plays into English. Recent translations include: The Bookshop by Marie-Josée Bastien, Everybody's WELLES pour tous by Patrice Dubois, Martin Labreque and The Tailor's Will by Michel Ouellette, Wigwam by Jean-Frédéric Messier and Bienvenue à (une ville dont vous êtes le touriste) by Olivier Choinière.

Books by Linda Gaboriau

Rite of Passage

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Birds of a Kind

by (author) Wajdi Mouawad
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Anima

by (author) Wajdi Mouawad
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Yours Forever, Marie-Lou

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau
introduction by Diana Leblanc

For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

The Divine

A Play for Sarah Bernhardt

by (author) Michel Marc Bouchard
translated by Linda Gaboriau

American Notebooks ebook

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

Christina, The Girl King ebook

by (author) Michel Marc Bouchard
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Christina, the Girl King

by (author) Michel Marc Bouchard & Linda Gaboriau

Flesh and Other Fragments of Love

by (author) Evelyne de la Chenelière
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Heavens

by (author) Wajdi Mouawad
translated by Linda Gaboriau

A Bomb in the Heart

by (author) Wajdi Mouawad
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Tom at the Farm

by (author) Michel Marc Bouchard
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Judith's Sister

by (author) Lise Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Judith's Sister ebook

by (author) Lise Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Piercing

by (author) Larry Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Piercing ebook

by (author) Larry Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Scorched

by (author) Wajdi Mouawad
translated by Linda Gaboriau

The Madonna Painter

by (author) Michel Marc Bouchard
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Forests

by (author) Wajdi Mouawad
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Albertine in Five Times

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Dreams

by (author) Wajdi Mouawad
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Assorted Candies for the Theatre

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

In the Eyes of God

by (author) Raul Sanchez Inglis
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Two Steps from the Stars

by (author) Jean-Rock Gaudreault
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Bonbons Assortis / Assorted Candies

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

The Paper Eagle

by (author) Pan Bouyoucas
translated by Linda Gaboriau

The Hunting Ground

by (author) Lise Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Voices From France

Five French Plays in Translation

by (author) Linda Gaboriau, David Homel & Maureen Labonté

The Driving Force

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Matthew and Stephen

by (author) Jean-Rock Gaudreault
translated by Linda Gaboriau
preface by Jacinthe Potvin

Scorched (Incendies)

by (author) Wajdi Mouawad
translated by Linda Gaboriau

The Concise Kochel

by (author) Normand Chaurette
translated by Linda Gaboriau

In the Eyes of Stone Dogs

by (author) Daniel Danis
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Past Perfect

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Written on Water

by (author) Michel Marc Bouchard
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Scattered in a Rising Wind

by (author) Jean Marc Dalpé
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Impromptu on Nuns' Island

by (author) Michel Tremblay
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Down Dangerous Passes Road

by (author) Michel Marc Bouchard
translated by Linda Gaboriau

All the Verdis of Venice

by (author) Normand Chaurette
translated by Linda Gaboriau

The Tale of Teeka

by (author) Michel Marc Bouchard
translated by Linda Gaboriau

The Coronation Voyage

by (author) Michel Marc Bouchard
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Song of the Say-Sayer

by (author) Daniel Danis
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Orphan Muses, The

by (author) Michel Marc Bouchard
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Fragments of a Farewell Letter Read by Geologists

by (author) Normand Chaurette
translated by Linda Gaboriau

That Woman

by (author) Daniel Danis
translated by Linda Gaboriau

The Queens

by (author) Normand Chaurette
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Lilies

or The Revival of a Romantic Drama

by (author) Michel Marc Bouchard
translated by Linda Gaboriau

American Not s

A Writer's Journey

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

Evidence to the Contrary

by (author) Hélène Pedneault
translated by Linda Gaboriau

The Magnificent Voyage of Emiy Carr

by (author) Jovette Marchessault
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Warriors

by (author) Michel Garneau
translated by Linda Gaboriau

Saga of the Wet Hens

by (author) Jovette Marchessault
translated by Linda Gaboriau