Nadine Bismuth’s first book, the short-story collection Les gens fidèles ne font pas les nouvelles, won the Prix des libraires du Québec and the Prix Adrienne-Choquette. In 2004, she published Scrapbook, a parody of autobiographical fiction. In 2009, her second short-story collection, Êtes-vous mariée à un psychopathe?, was a finalist for the Governor General’s Prize. An important figure in the Quebec literary scene, she also writes for television and film. She lives in Montreal.
photo by Julie Perreault