About the author
Christiane Vadnais was born in 1986 in Quebec City. Before publishing her critically acclaimed first novel, Faunes, she worked for years in the literary community as an events programmer and project manager. Faunes, a collection of linked stories, is set in a post-climate-change future where humans struggle with a mysterious epidemic while other species adapt and proliferate. The book won the Horizons Imaginaires speculative fiction award, the CALQ Award - Emerging Artist in the National Capital, the City of Quebec book award, and was named one of 2018’s best books by Radio-Canada. The novel is available in French, English (Coach House Books), Italian (Codice Edizioni) Spanish and Macedonian (ILI-ILI).