Susan Ouriou

Susan is an award-winning literary translator who has translated the fiction of Quebec, Latin-American, French and Spanish authors.

She won Canada's Governor General's Literary Award for Translation in 2009 for Pieces of Me by Charlotte Gingras, after first being shortlisted for The Road to Chlifa by Michèle Marineau and then for Necessary Betrayals by Guillaume Vigneault. The Road to Chlifa was also awarded an honour list placing by IBBY (International Board of Books for Youth) as were Naomi and Mrs. Lumbago by Gilles Tibo, This Side of the Sky by Marie-Francine Hébert and Pieces of Me. Necessary Betrayals was also voted one of the 100 best books of 2002 by the Globe and Mail. Another translation, The Thirteenth Summer by José Luis Olaizola, was runner-up for the John Glassco Translation Prize.

She has worked as the director of the Banff International Literary Translation Centre and as faculty for the Banff Centre's Aboriginal Emerging Writers residency. She is the editor of the 2010 anthology Beyond Words - Translating the World.

Visit Susan's web site at www.susanouriou.com.

 

Susan's Books

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  • Carmen

    Author Carole Frechette Translated by Susan Ouriou

    $4.95 ISBN: 9780889953659 Binding: Trade Paper Publisher: Red Deer Press Inc Publication Date: 2006-07-10
  • In the Key of Do

    Author Carole Fréchette Translated by Susan Ouriou

    $6.95 ISBN: 9780889952546 Binding: Trade Paper Publisher: Red Deer Press Inc Publication Date: 2003-01-14
  • This Side of the Sky

    Author Marie-Francine Hebert Translated by Susan Ouriou

    $6.95 ISBN: 9780889953697 Binding: Trade Paper Publisher: Red Deer Press Inc Publication Date: 2006-09-21
  • Millions for a Song

    Author Andre Vanasse Translated by Susan Ouriou & Christelle Morelli

    $9.95 ISBN: 9780889954892 Binding: Trade Paper Publisher: Red Deer Press Inc Publication Date: 2014-01-15
  • Nathan

    Author Susan Ouriou

    $13.95 ISBN: 9780889955479 Binding: Trade Paper Publisher: Red Deer Press Inc Publication Date: 2016-09-13
  • The Thirteenth Summer

    Author Jose Luis Olaizola Translated by Susan Ouriou

    $14.95 ISBN: 9780889950948 Binding: Trade Paper Publisher: Red Deer Press Inc Publication Date: 1993-12-15
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