Simon Brousseau was born in Québec City in 1985. He lives in Montréal and teaches literature at Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf. Synapses was a finalist for the 2016 Grand Prix de la ville de Montréal. His dissertation on the work of David Foster Wallace and the question of literary influence will be published by Éditions Nota bene in 2019. He is also the author of a collection of short stories, Les fins heureuses (Le Cheval d’août, 2018).
Photo: Le Cheval d’août and Mathieu Poirier
Short-listed 2019 Governor General's Award for Translation