Translated by David Homel
"Fans of the gritty realism in works by Quebec authors such as Heather O'Neill or Rawi Hage will find another favourite in Delvaux." – Dora Cerny, The Humber Literary Review
'I’m riveted by the ways Delvaux attaches herself to the life of the photographer, links it with her own experience. 'I always thought that if I photographed someone or something enough, I would never lose that person, I wouldn’t lose the memory, I wouldn’t lose the place. But, on the contrary, the photos show me how much I have lost.'" That’s gorgeous. – Nicolas Cantin, Le Devoir
In her new book, Nan Goldin: The Warrior Medusa, the feminist author Martine Delvaux links her own experience as a writer with that of the American photographer and installation artist Nan Goldin, whose life has been marked by the suicide of her beloved older sister Barbara, and who is best-known for her intimate portrayals of the sexual underground.
Novelist Martine Delvaux was born in Quebec City and brought up in a francophone village in Ontario. Her first book in English, Bitter Rose (translated by David Homel) was published by LLP to critical acclaim in 2015, and The Last Bullet Is for You followed in 2016. Delvaux studied in the United States, taught in England, and now lives in Montreal, where she teaches women’s studies at Université du Québec à Montréal. Her most recent novel, Blanc dehors (Héliotrope, 2016) was shortlisted for a Governor General’s Award for fiction.
TRANSLATOR DAVID HOMEL
David Homel is an award-winning novelist and translator of novels. He has won the Governor General's Award twice for translation. He has also worked as a filmmaker, journalist, and teacher. His most recent novel is The Fledglings (Cormorant, 2014).
Canadian Manda Group
165 Dufferin Street, Toronto, ON M6K 3H6
National Accounts, Ontario & Quebec
Carey Low, Nick Smith, Peter Hill-Field, Joanne Adams, Tim Gain, Chris Hickey, Anthony Iantorno, Ellen Warwick, Emily Patry, Kristina Koski, Mark Wilson
p: 416.516.0911; f: 416.516.0917; e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Quebec and Maritime Provinces
Liza Hageraats p: 902.453.6936 ext 244; e: email@example.com
Alberta, Saskatchewan & Manitoba
Jean Cichon p: 403.202.0922 ext 245; e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Iolanda Millar | p: 604.662.3511 ext 246
Jennifer Fyffe | p: 604.662.3511 ext 247
The Literary Press Group of Canada
425 Adelaide Street West, Suite 700, Toronto, ON M5V 2C1; p: 416.483.1321 x3 | f: 416.483.2510; e: email@example.com
Terms: 40% discount for trade accounts.
Website copyright © Linda Leith Publishing Inc 2011-2017; Contents copyright © the creators Login