About the Author

Frédérick Lavoie


Author

Frédérick Lavoie is a freelance foreign correspondent born in 1983 in Chicoutimi, Canada, who has worked for a number of media in Canada, France, Belgium and Switzerland. His most recent book explores contemporary Cuba and investigates the release of Orwell's classic 1984 there. His critically acclaimed essay Ukraine à fragmentation (2015) was shortlisted for the Prix des Libraires 2017. His book Avant l'après: voyages à Cuba avec George Orwell was nominated for a Governor General Award in 2018. He divides his time between Montreal and Mumbai.