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Madeleine Thien

Madeleine Thien was born in Vancouver. She is the author of the story collection Simple Recipes (2001), and two novels, Certainty (2006) and Dogs at the Perimeter (2011), which was shortlisted for Berlins International Literature Prize, and won the Frankfurt Book Fairs 2015 Lißeraturpreis. Her books are published in Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and Australia, and have been translated into 22 languages. Her short fiction appears inThe New Anthology of Canadian Literature, The Penguin Book of Canadian Short Stories, The Broadview Introduction to Literature, Literature: A Pocket Anthology and elsewhere. Her work has been awarded the City of Vancouver Book Award, Amazon First Novel Award, a Canadian Authors Association Award, Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, and The Ovid Festival Prize, and shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers Prize, Kiriyama Prize for Fiction, and The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award.
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