“Quebec lit is autofiction, and it’s fantastical imaginings à la Sylvain Neuvel or Paige Cooper. It’s slender volumes of taut prose and big sprawling historical novels. It’s two solitudes and it’s a beautiful cacophony of languages. It probably has snow.”
“I’m quite picky regarding what I read.”
Helge Dascher and Aleshia Jensen discuss co-translating Julie Delporte’s graphic novel.
At the end of every year, The Guardian newspaper in England asks a range of publishers to pick their hits and misses. Last year, we began a new tradition of…
This year the tradition continues with a look back at 2018.
“Quebec literature is seldom to be found where we expect it.”