Nancy Huston

A native of Calgary and of New Hampshire, Nancy Huston now lives in Paris; she writes in both French and English. The author of nine novels and numerous works of non-fiction, she has won the Prix Goncourt des Lyceens, the Prix du Livre-Inter, the Prix Elle, the Governor General's Award for Fiction in French and the 2006 Prix Femina. Fault Lines, her previous novel, was shortlisted for the Orange Prize.