Sheila Fischman

Sheila Fischman has translated more than 150 Quebecois novels from French to English, including Larry Tremblay’s The Orange Grove and other works by Anne Hébert, Gaétan Soucy, Jacques Poulin, André Major, Élise Turcotte, and Michel Tremblay. She has received numerous awards for her translations and for her life’s work, including the Governor General’s Literary Award for Translation, the Columbia University Translation Center Award (twice). In 2000, she was invested into the Order of Canada and, in 2008, into the Ordre national du Québec. Most recently, she was awarded the Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prize. She lives in Montreal.

Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prize
Governor General's Literacy Award for Translation
Columbia University Translation Center Award (2)
Order of Canada (Invested)

Books by Sheila Fischman

Books translated by Sheila Fischman

Larry Tremblay

Twin brothers Amed and Aziz live in the peaceful shade of their family’s orange grove. But when a bomb kills the boys’ grandparents, blood will repay blood—and the war that plagues their country changes their lives forever.

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