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Hélène Rioux

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Name  Helene Rioux

Role  Writer
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Books  Wandering Souls in Paradise, Wednesday Night at the End of th, Intimate dialogues, Reading Nijinsky: A Novel, Room with Bath
Similar People  Lauren Thompson, Melinda Long, Steven Kroll, Wayson Choy, Guy Gavriel Kay

Hélène Rioux (born January 12, 1949) is a Quebec writer and translator.

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She was born in Montreal and was educated at the Cégep du Vieux-Montréal, going on to study Russian at the Université de Montréal. Her stories have been published in various periodicals such as XYZ, Moebius, Arcade and Possibles. Rioux has also written a literary column for the Journal d'Outremont.

She has translated works by a number of Canadian authors into French, including works by Linda Leith, Julie Keith, Wayson Choy, Madeleine Thien, Taras Grescoe, Bernice Morgan and Lucy Maud Montgomery. Rioux received a Quebec Writers' Federation Award for her translation of Self by Yann Martel. She was also a finalist for the same award for her translation of The Memory Artists by Jeffrey Moore (Les artistes de la Mémoire). Her novels have been translated into English, Spanish and Bulgarian.

Selected works

  • Les Miroirs d'Éléonore, novel (1990), finalist for the Governor General's Award for French-language fiction and for the Grand Prix littéraire from the Journal de Montréal
  • Chambre avec baignoire, novel (1992), won the Grand Prix littéraire from the Journal de Montréal and the Prix de la Société des écrivains canadiens
  • Pense à mon rendez-vous (1994)
  • Mercredi soir au bout du monde, novel (2007), received the Prix littéraire France-Québec and the Prix Ringuet
  • References

    Hélène Rioux Wikipedia