Madeleine Thien

Madeleine Thien is the author of the story collection, Simple Recipes, and three novels, including Dogs at the Perimeter. Her most recent book, Do Not Say We Have Nothing, a novel  about art, revolution and music in 20th-century China, won the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Governor-General’s Literary Award for Fiction, and an Edward Stanford Prize; it was also shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize, the 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, and the Rathbones Folio Prize 2017 as well as being named a New York Times Critics’ Top Book of 2016, and longlisted for a Carnegie Medal.

Madeleine’s work has been translated into twenty-five languages and her essays are widely available in the Guardian, the Globe & Mail, Brick, The New York Times, Al Jazeera and elsewhere. The youngest daughter of Malaysian-Chinese immigrants to Canada, she lives in Montreal.

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Madeleine Thien