Madeleine Thien

Madeleine
Thien

Madeleine Thien is the author of the story collection Simple Recipes and the novels Certainty and Dogs at the Perimeter, which was shortlisted for Berlin’s 2014 International Literature Award and won the Frankfurt Book Fair’s 2015 LiBeraturpreis. Her books and stories have been translated into 23 languages. Her essays have appeared in Grants, the Guardian, the Financial times, Five Dials and Brick, and her story The Wedding Cake was shortlisted for the 2015 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. Do Not Say We Have Nothing was shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize. The daughter of Malaysian-Chinese immigrants to Canada, she lives in Montreal.

Madeleine Thien is the author of the story collection Simple Recipes and the novels Certainty and Dogs at the Perimeter, which was shortlisted for Berlin’s 2014 International Literature Award and won the Frankfurt Book Fair’s 2015 LiBeraturpreis. Her books and stories have been translated into 23 languages. Her essays have appeared in Grants, the Guardian, the Financial times, Five Dials and Brick, and her story The Wedding Cake was shortlisted for the 2015 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. Do Not Say We Have Nothing was shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize. The daughter of Malaysian-Chinese immigrants to Canada, she lives in Montreal.

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