Catherine Ego obtained her B.A. in political science at UQAM in 2010. She was a finalist for the 2015 Governor General’s Award for her translation Voisins et ennemis, la guerre de Sécession et l’invention du Canada, and won the award in 2016 for La Destruction des Indiens des Plaines, maladies, famines organisées, disparition du mode de vie autochtone (Presses de l’Université Laval). She has translated numerous novels, as well as in the fields of poetry, science, health, sociology and the environment, essays on Canadian and world history or other themes in political science, and a substantial body of Inuit literature. In August 2018, her translation of the book Birdie, by Cree author Tracey Lindberg, was published by Éditions du Boréal, who also published her most recent translation, the short story collection Zolitude by Paige Cooper. An author and an actor as well as a translator, on the stage Ego brings to life both her own texts and those of other writers.