Lise Tremblay

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Lise Tremblay
Born (1957-06-13) 13 June 1957 (age 61)
Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada
Notable awardsGovernor General's Award (1999)

Lise Tremblay (born 13 June 1957) is a French Canadian novelist.

Tremblay was born in Chicoutimi, Quebec. Her first awards were presented at the Saguenay-Lac. St Jean book festival for her 1990 debut novel L'hiver de pluie. Her 1999 novel, La danse juive won that year's Governor General's Award for fiction.[1]

In recent years, she has been teaching literature in Montreal at Cégep du Vieux Montréal.

Awards and recognition[edit]


  • L'hiver de pluie. Montreal: XYZ, 1990. ISBN 2-89261-031-1
  • La pêche blanche. Montreal: Leméac, 1994. ISBN 2-7609-3167-6
  • La danse juive. Montreal: Leméac, 1999. ISBN 2-7609-3217-6 (Mile End, trans. Gail Scott, Vancouver: Talonbooks, 2002. ISBN 0-88922-467-6)[2]
  • La héronnière Montreal: Leméac, 2003. ISBN 2-7609-3254-0 (The Hunting Ground, trans. Linda Gaboriau, Vancouver: Talonbooks, 2006. ISBN 0-88922-534-6)
  • La soeur de Judith. Montreal: Boréal, 2007. ISBN 978-2-7646-0539-4

Further reading[edit]

  • Robert Dion: L’émergence des formes de la «vie de banlieue» en région dans "La Sœur de Judith" de Lise Tremblay, in "Zeitschrift für Kanada-Studien" ZKS, 68, Wißner, Augsburg 2018, ISSN 0944-7008 pp 90 – 103


  1. ^ Rothman, Claire (10 January 2004). "One town's sad plight". The Gazette (Montreal). p. H4.
  2. ^ Virag, Karen (14 May 2006). "Fiction with a Quebec accent". Edmonton Journal. p. E11.

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