About The Author

Akos Verboczy

Akos Verbczy was born in Hungary and arrived in Quebec in 1986 at the age of eleven. As a political science student at the Université du Québec à Montréal, he became active in politics. In 2011 and 2012, he wrote a weekly column in the daily Métro newspaper dealing with cultural issues on identity and diversity. His book Rhapsodie québécoise, Itinéraire d’un enfant de la loi 101 was published in January 2016 and has since been regularly on Quebec’s bestseller lists. Casey Roberts is a literary translator living in Montreal. He has translated several fiction and nonfiction books and won the John Glassco Prize awarded by the Canadian Literary Translators Association for his translation of the YA novel Break Away, Jessie on My MindToula Drimonis is a Montreal-based freelance writer, editor, and award-winning columnist and a frequent guest on English and French-language radio and television. A former News Director with TC Media, her freelance work has appeared in the National Post, the New York Times, Ricochet Media, Ms. Magazine, Buzzfeed Canada, Huffington Post, J-Source, and Le Journal de Montréal, among others. Politics and women’s issues remain her main points of interest.

Books by Akos Verboczy