Catherine Leroux

Catherine Leroux is an award-winning writer and translator based in Montreal.
Catherine Leroux is a novelist from Rosemère, Quebec. (Jimmy Jeong)

Catherine Leroux is an award-winning writer and translator and journalist based in Montreal. She was shortlisted for the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her novel The Party Wall, which is an English translation of her French-language linked short story collection Le mur mitoyen. The nwork also won the Prix France-Québec and Lazer Lederhendler won the 2016 Governor General's Literary Award for translation for his work on the novel. She was also shortlisted in 2018 for the Governor General's Award for English to French translation for Le saint patron des merveilles, her French translation of Mark Frutkin's novel Fabrizio's Return

Books by Catherine Leroux


Canadian authors Madeleine Thien and Catherine Leroux were tapped to edit the Canadian issue of the British literary magazine, Granta. They discuss the process of sorting through 1,000 submissions. 12:34
Today a conversation with Catherine Leroux - author of The Party Wall - which is a finalist for this year’s Giller prize. Joining her is Lazer Lederhendler who has just won the Governor General Award for his translation of Leroux’s book. 54:00
The Montreal novelist and translator on Fanny Britt's Hunting House, translated by Susan Ouriou and Christelle Morelli, and Daniel Grenier's The Longest Year, translated by Pablo Strauss. 11:09
Fiction writer Catherine Leroux on the Quebec writers English Canada should be reading. 11:50


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