Michel Marc Bouchard

Québec playwright Michel Marc Bouchard emerged on the professional theatre scene in 1985. Since then, he has written twenty-five plays and has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious National Order of Québec for his contribution to Québec culture in 2012, and the Order of Canada in 2005. He has also received le Prix Littéraire du Journal de Montréal, Prix du Cercle des critiques de l’Outaouais, the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award, the Dora Mavor Moore Award, and the Chalmers Award for Outstanding New Play.

Talon has published his Christina, the Girl King, The Divine, The Madonna Painter, and Tom at the Farm, all of which have been translated by Linda Gaboriau.

Translated into nine languages, Bouchard’s bold, visionary works have represented Canada at major festivals around the world.

Christina, The Girl King

Short-listed 2013 Governor General's Literary Award (French drama)

Short-listed 2014 Governor General's Literary Award for Translation

Tom at the Farm

Winner 2014 Lambda Literary Award for LGBT Drama

Down Dangerous Passes Road

Short-listed 2000 Governor General’s Literary Award for Translation