Esther Rochon

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Esther Rochon (née Blackburn) (born 27 June 1948) is a Canadian science fiction writer.

Born in Quebec City, Quebec, the daughter of a scriptwriter and a composer (Maurice Blackburn), at the age of 16 she won the Governor General First Prize for a short story in the Young Author's contest of Radio Canada. Rochon studied Mathematics at the Université de Montréal.

She has won the Quebec Science Fiction Fantasy Grand Prix four times.

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • En hommage aux araignées — 1974
  • L'épuisement du soleil — 1985
  • Coquillage — 1987 (translated as The Shell, 1990)
  • L'espace du diamant — 1991


W. H. New, ed. Encyclopedia of LIterature in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002: 983.

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