Talk | Open Book: Intercultural Dialogues
Dimitri Nasrallah | Author
In partnership with Voice of English-speaking Québec
Dimitri Nasrallah will discuss his latest novel, The Bleeds, during a talk with moderator Raquel Fletcher. A signature session will follow.
Dimitri Nasrallah is the author of three novels, most recently The Bleeds (Véhicule Press, 2018), which was named a best book of the year by La Presse and the Montreal Gazette. He was born in Lebanon in 1977, and lived in Kuwait, Greece, and Dubai before moving to Canada in 1988. His first novel, Blackbodying (DC Books, 2005), won the Quebec’s McAuslan First Book Prize and was a finalist for the Grand Prix du Livre de Montréal. His second novel, Niko (Véhicule Press, 2011), won the Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction, and was nominated for CBC’s Canada Reads and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. He lives in Montreal, where he is the editor for Esplanade Books, Véhicule Press’s fiction imprint, and is currently translating Éric Plamondon’s 1984 Trilogy from French to English.