Museum of Bone and Water
Written by Nicole Brossard
Edited by Robert Majzels
Edited by Erin Moure
Publication Date April 01, 2003
Nicole Brossard's poetry collections have twice won the Governor General's Award and the Grand Prix de la poésie de la Fondation des Forges. She is Québec's leading feminist voice, having published 19 collections of poetry, eight novels, a play, many essays, and several pieces for the radio. She has received the Prix Anthanase David and the Harbourfront Festival Prize, both for lifetime achievement. She has been translated widely and has appeared in many U.S. anthologies. Nicole Brossard lives in Montreal.
Robert Majzels is a novelist, poet, playwright, and translator. He won the Governor General's Literary Award for French to English translation for Just Fine, from the French Pas Pire, by France Daigle (2000). Robert lives in Calgary.
Erín Moure is one of Canada's most eminent and respected poets, and a translator from French, Spanish, Galician, and Portuguese. She is the author of seventeen books of poetry and a book of essays, and has received the Governor General's Literary Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, the A. M. Klein Prize, and has been a three-time finalist for the Griffin Poetry Prize. Her recent works include the book-length poem The Unmemntioable and Insecession, a memoir and poetics that is a companion text to her translation of Chus Pato's biopoetics, Secession. Her twelve books of poetry in translation include Sheep's Vigil by a Fervent Person by Alberto Caeiro/Fernando Pessoa, Nicole Brossard's White Piano (co-translated with Robert Majzels), Rosalia de Castro's Galician Songs, and Galician poet Chus Pato's acclaimed m-Talá, Charenton, and Hordes of Writing.