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Donald Winkler


Donald Winkler was born in Winnipeg in 1940, graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1961, and as a Woodrow Wilson Scholar, did graduate study at the Yale School of Drama. From 1967 to 1995 he was a film director and writer at the National Film Board of Canada in Montreal, and since the 1980s, a translator of Quebec literature: he is a three-time winner of the Governor General’s Award for French to English translation. He is also an accomplished film-maker. He lives in Montreal with his wife Sheila Fischman, also a translator.

Books translated by Donald Winkler

41h7nt6a-3l._sx311_bo1_204_203_200_ The Haunted Hand

613rhvq470l._sx332_bo1_204_203_200_ No Grave for this Place

9781772012453 Orwell in Cuba: How 1984 Came to Be Published in Castro’s Twilight

41ouaxuh24l._sx358_bo1_204_203_200_ You Will Love What You Have Killed

Boundary Boundary

Tea_tundra A Tea in the Tundra / Nipishapui Nete Mushuat

The-major-verbs-138x213 The Major Verbs

Leroux Partita for Glenn Gould

Areyou Are You Married to a Psychopath?

Cover_1121 A Secret Between Us


My_stories_my_times_-_sheila_fischman_donald_winkler My Stories, My Times

For_want_of_a_fir_tree_-_fr%c3%a9d%c3%a9rick_lavoie For Want of a Fir Tree: Ukraine Undone

The_hardness_of_matter_and_water_-_donald_winkler The Hardness of Matter and Water

Mostarghia_-_donald_winkler Mostarghia

Oscar_-_donald_winkler Oscar

The_year_of_my_disappearance_-_donald_winkler The Year of My Disappearance

English, French