Tonight: A Coach House evening of new translations!

Tonight at 7:00 p.m. join Coach House Books here at Librairie Drawn & Quarterly for an evening of poetry and fiction translations. With readings in French and English from Nicole Brossard and Angela Carr with Ardour, and Louis Carmain and Rhonda Mullins with Guano.

Nicole Brossard is a poet, novelist and essayist who has published more than thirty books since 1965, including These Our Mothers, Lovhers, Mauve Desert and Baroque at Dawn. She co-founded La Barre du Jour and La Nouvelle Barre du Jour, two important literary journals in Quebec. She has won two Governor General's Awards for poetry, as well as le Prix Athanase-David and the Canada Council's Molson Prize. Her work has been translated into several languages. She lives in Montreal.

Angela Carr is a poet and translator. Her most recent book is Here in There. Originally from Montréal, she currently lives in New York City.

Louis Carman is from Québec City. He holds an MA in Literary Studies from Laval University. Guano, his first novel, received the prestigious Prix des Collégiens.

Rhonda Mullins is a writer and translator living in Montréal. And the Birds Rained Down, her translation of Jocelyne Saucier’s Il pleuvait des oiseaux, was a CBC Canada Reads Selection. It was also shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award, as were her translations of Élise Turcotte’s Guyana and Hervé Fischer’s The Decline of the Hollywood Empire.

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