Hugh Hazelton

Hugh Hazelton is a writer and translator who specializes in poetry from Québec and Latin America. His translation of Vétiver, by Joël Des Rosiers, won the Governor General’s Award for Translation in 2006. He was awarded the Linda Garboriau Award for Translation for his work on behalf of literary translation in 2016 and the Prix Lèvres urbaines for his dedication to the advancement of poetry in 2018. He is a professor emeritus in Classics, Modern Languages, and Linguistics at Concordia University.