Sheila Fischman has translated more than 150 Québécois novels from French to English, including works by Anne Hébert, Gaétan Soucy, Jacques Poulin, André Major, Élise Turcotte and Michel Tremblay. She has received 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) and, most recently, the Molson Prize in the Arts. She lives in Montreal.