Contributors: Translator

Sheila Fischman

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Sheila Fischman has translated nearly 150 works of contemporary Quebec literature. Her many prizes include the Molson Prize in the Arts; two Felix-Antoine Savard awards, given by the translation program at Columbia University; and the Governor General's Literary Prize in Translation. She holds honorary doctorates from University of Ottawa and University of Waterloo, and is a Member of the Order of Canada and a chevalière of the Ordre National du Québec.

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