David Homel

Award-winning author and literary translator David Homel also works as a journalist, editor and screenwriter. He was born in Chicago in 1952 but left at the end of the tumultuous 1960s and continued his education in Europe and Toronto before settling in Montreal 1980. He worked at a variety of industrial jobs before beginning to write fiction in the mid-1980s. His eleven novels to date have been translated into several languages and published around the world.

The Green Chamber

Short-listed 2018 Prix des Horizons imaginaires (for imaginative literature from Quebec)

Winner 2017 Prix Jacques-Brossard (for science fiction and fantasy from Quebec)

Long-listed 2017 Prix des libraires du Québec

Zora, A Cruel Tale

Winner 2013 Winner of the 2013 Robert-Cliche Prize

Winner 2014 Prix Jacques-Brossard


Winner 2013 Sunburst Award

Winner 2010 Prix Jacques Brossard

Short-listed 2010 Governor General’s Literary Award (French Fiction)

Short-listed 2010 Prix des libraires du Quebec

Short-listed 2010 Prix des cinq continents de la Francophonie

All That Glitters

Short-listed 2005 Governor General's Literary Award for French Fiction

Fairy Ring

Winner 2001 Governor General’s Literary Award for Translation