Rhonda Mullins is a writer and translator. She received the 2015 Governor General's Literary Award for Twenty-One Cardinals, her translation of Jocelyne Saucier's Les héritiers de la mine. And the Birds Rained Down, her translation of Jocelyne Saucier’s Il pleuvait des oiseaux, was a CBC Canada Reads Selection. It was also shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award, as were her translations of Élise Turcotte’s Guyana and Hervé Fischer’s The Decline of the Hollywood Empire. Rhonda currently lives in Montréal.
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Women who love murder, translations of fantastical lit, and a cat named Ghost were just some of this week's happenings on All Lit Up. Scroll on for our weekly recap!
Rhonda Mullins is no stranger to dark and fantastical literature, having translated several novels within that vein for Coach House Books, including The Laws of the Skies, Little Beast and more. We chat with Rhonda about challenges with translating liminal spaces, Victorian literature ... Read more
In today's Hallowe'en-perfect musing, we wondered: if literature's classic monsters had a literary appetite, what would they read?
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From that last story before bed to now, fairy tales have played a big part in many of our lives, creating a space for us to dream and a reason to wonder. They might look a little different now, but they certainly have not lost their place in storytelling across cultures. As ... Read more
This week we cheered for this year's Canada Reads finalists, worked up an appetite for food-covered books, rounded up books for Black History Month, and much more.
Happy 2019! We're back at it with new reading resolutions, stories from a busker-turned-author, poetry from #haikuaday creator, and more.
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