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About

Donald Winkler

Donald Winkler was born in Winnipeg, graduated from the University of Manitoba, and did graduate study at the Yale School of Drama. From 1967 to 1995 he was a film director and writer at the National Film Board of Canada in Montreal, and since the 1980s, a translator of Quebec literature. In 1994, 2011, and 2013 he won the Governor General Award for French to English translation, and has been a finalist for the prize on three other occasions. His translation of Samuel Archibald's short story collection, "Arvida," was a finalist for the 2015 Giller Prize. He lives in Montreal, Quebec.

Books by Donald Winkler

My Stories, My Times, Volume 2

by (author) Jean Chrétien
translated by Sheila Fischman & Donald Winkler

No Grave for This Place

by (author) Judy Quinn
translated by Donald Winkler

Orwell in Cuba

How 1984 Came to Be Published in Castro’s Twilight

by (author) Frédérick Lavoie
translated by Donald Winkler

The Haunted Hand

by (author) Louise Dupré
translated by Donald Winkler

Mostarghia

by (author) Maya Ombasic
translated by Donald Winkler

My Stories, My Times

by (author) Jean Chrétien
translated by Sheila Fischman & Donald Winkler

The Hardness of Matter and Water

by (author) Pierre Nepveu
translated by Donald Winkler

For Want of a Fir Tree

Ukraine Undone

by (author) Frédérick Lavoie
translated by Donald Winkler

Oscar

by (author) Mauricio Segura
translated by Donald Winkler

Homesickness is a Forgotten Art

by (author) Joël Pourbaix
translated by Donald Winkler

Boundary

The Last Summer

by (author) Andree A. Michaud
translated by Donald Winkler
read by Aaron Abano

The Year of My Disappearance

by (author) Carole David
translated by Donald Winkler

Wabakin

Or Four Windows Onto Snow

by (author) Célyne Fortin
translated by Donald Winkler

Boundary

by (author) Andrée Michaud
translated by Donald Winkler

For the Despairing Alone

by (author) René Lapierre
translated by Donald Winkler

New Shoes on Scorched Earth

by (author) Michel Albert
translated by Donald Winkler

A Tea in the Tundra / Nipishapui Nete Mushuat

by (author) Joséphine Bacon
translated by Donald Winkler

Polynya

by (author) Mélanie Vincelette
translated by Sheila Fischman & Donald Winkler

Crac

by (author) Paul Savoie
translated by Donald Winkler

The Bad Mother

by (author) Marguerite Anderson
translated by Donald Winkler

The Bad Mother

by (author) Marguerite Andersen
translated by Donald Winkler

Forty-seven Stations for a Ravaged Town

by (author) Jacques Rancourt
translated by Donald Winkler

Of Jesuits and Bohemians

by (author) Jean-Claude Germain
translated by Donald Winkler

Eucalyptus

by (author) Mauricio Segura
translated by Donald Winkler

Major Verbs, The

by (author) Pierre Nepveu
translated by Donald Winkler

Rue Fabre

Centre of the Universe

by (author) Jean-Claude Germain
translated by Donald Winkler

Are You Married to a Psychopath?

by (author) Nadine Bismuth
translated by Donald Winkler