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Chantal Ringuet is an award-winning Canadian writer, scholar, and translator. She is the author of collections of poems (one of which received the 2009 Jacques-Poirier literary award) and of works on Yiddish Montreal. With Gérard Rabinovitch, she published Les révolutions de Leonard Cohen (PUQ, 2016), which received a 2017 Canadian Jewish Literary Award. With Pierre Anctil, she published a translation of an early biography of Marc Chagall (Mon univers. Autobiographie, Fides, 2017). She has been a fellow at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York, scholar-in-residence at the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute (Brandeis University), and writer-in-residence and literary-translator-in-residence at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. She will be the first writer to stay in the Gröndalshouse Literature City Residence in Reykjavik UNESCO City of Literature this October.
Author photo by Richard-Max Tremblay, 2016