Judith Cowan has translated the works of a wide range of Québecois poets, including books by Gérald Godin and Yves Préfontaine. She won the Governor General’s Award for Mirabel, her translation of Pierre Nepveu’s Lignes aériennes. The author of two collections of short stories, More Than Life Itself and Gambler’s Fallacy, she taught for many years at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, and lives in Trois-Rivières, Quebec.