About The Author

Christophe Bernard

Originally from Carleton-sur-Mer in the Gaspé region of Quebec, Christophe Bernard studied literature in Quebec City, Aix-en-Provence and Berlin. A prolific literary translator, Bernard was a finalist for the 2016 Governor General’s Literary Award for English-to-French Translation. The Hollow Beast, a finalist for the 2018 Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction in French, won the Quebec-Ontario Prize, the Quebec Booksellers’ Prize and the Jovette-Bernier Prize. Christophe Bernard lives in Burlington, Vermont.

Lazer Lederhendler is a four-time finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award, and won the award in 2008 for his translation of Nikolski. His translation of The Immaculate Conception by Gaétan Soucy was shortlisted for the 2006 Scotiabank Giller Prize and won the French-to-English Translation Prize from the Quebec Writers’ Federation. Lederhendler lives in Montreal, where he teaches English and film at the Collège international des Marcellines.

Books by Christophe Bernard