Eucalyptus

By (author): Mauricio Segura

Translated by: Donald Winkler

Eucalyptus

AUTHOR

Donald Winkler

Donald Winkler was born in Winnipeg, graduated from the University of Manitoba, and did graduate study at the Yale School of Drama. From 1967 to 1995 he was a film director and writer at the National Film Board of Canada in Montreal, and since the 1980s, a translator of Quebec literature. In 1994, 2011, and 2013 he won the Governor General Award for French to English translation, and has been a finalist for the prize on three other occasions. His translation of Samuel Archibald’s short story collection, “Arvida,” was a finalist for the 2015 Giller Prize. He lives in Montreal, Quebec.

AUTHOR

Mauricio Segura

Born in Chile, Mauricio Segura grew up in Montreal and studied at Université de Montréal and McGill University. He is a well-known journalist, scriptwriter, and documentary filmmaker. An editor of the literary journal L’Inconvénient and a regular contributor to the Montreal public affairs magazine L’Actualité, he has taught at Concordia University, McGill University, and Université de Montréal.

Segura is the author of four novels and a study of Western depictions of Latin America. His novels Black Alley and Eucalyptus were published in English by Biblioasis. Black Alley is widely studied in Quebec’s junior college system. Eucalyptus was named one of Amazon’s 100 best books of 2013. The Montreal newspaper La Presse chose Oscar as one of the 40 best books of 2016.


Awards

There are no awards found for this book.
Excerpts & Samples ×
There are no other resources for this book.

Reader Reviews

Details

Dimensions:

160 Pages
7.50in * 5.00in * .38in
140.00gr

Published:

November 12, 2013

Publisher:

Biblioasis

ISBN:

9781927428375

Book Subjects:

FICTION / Literary

Featured In:

All Books

Language:

eng

Related Blog Posts

There are no posts with this book.

Other books by Mauricio Segura

Oscar

By (author): Mauricio Segura

Translated by: Donald Winkler

Black Alley

By (author): Mauricio Segura

Translated by: Dawn M. Cornelio