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Posted: Monday January 23, 2012
Jessica Moore

Jessica Moore is an author and a translator. She is a former Lannan writer-in-residence, a Banff International Literary Translation Centre fellow, and winner of a PEN America Translation Award for her translation of Turkana Boy, the poetic novel by Jean-François Beauchemin. Jessica’s first collection of poems, Everything, now, was published with Brick Books in 2012. She is VP for Ontario for the Literary Translators’ Association of Canada. She is also a songwriter – her debut album, “Beautiful in Red,” was released in 2013.

photo: Elisa Julia Gilmour

LATEST Jessica Moore NEWS

April 2017 : Mend the Living wins Wellcome Book Prize!

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November 2016 : Watch the trailer for the new movie based on Maylis de Kerangal’s novel, Mend the Living

June 2016 : Two new reviews of Mend the Living

May 2016 : Take a ride on the ferry boat, and pick up a great book!

March 2016 : This Saturday in Montreal, join us for the launch of Mend the Living

March 2016 : Mend the Living is up for the Man Booker International Prize!

January 2016 : A look at what’s coming this spring

February 2015 : Birth of a Bridge a “Frontrunner” in Competition for Best Translated Book Award 2015

February 2015 : Book Review: Birth of a Bridge in the Bull Calf

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January 2015 : Book Review: Birth of a Bridge in the Vancouver Sun

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November 2014 : Launched! Our Fall 2014 “Septuplets”

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October 2014 : Two Major American Reviews for Birth of a Bridge

September 2014 : 100 Ebooks Published!

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Winner, PEN America Translation Award (2012)

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