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Emmanuel Kattan

Posted by Kendra on December 6, 2014
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Emmanuel Kattan

Born in Montreal, Emmanuel Kattan graduated with a Master’s of Philosophy from the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS) in Paris. For four years, he served as the Public Affairs Advisor to the Secretary General of the Commonwealth of London and he is now a communications manager at the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations. He has two teenage sons, Benjamin and Jeremy.

Sheila Fischman

Posted by Kendra on December 6, 2014

Sheila Fischman

Sheila Fischman has translated into English over one hundred works by major Quebecois authors, among them Roch Carrier, Gaetan Soucy, Anne Hebert, Marie-Claire Blais, Yves Beauchemin and Michel Tremblay. Winner of many awards, she has been nominated on numerous occasions for the Governor-General's Literary Award for Translation and won it in 1998. Sheila Fischman is a Member of the Order of Canada. She lives in Montreal.