©Josée Lambert
©Josée Lambert

Linda Gaboriau

Theatre
  • She has translated from French to English more than 90 plays by some of the most important playwrights from Quebec with Michel Marc Bouchard, Normand Chaurette, Daniel Danis, René-Daniel Dubois, Jasmine Dubé, Michel Garneau, Gratien Gélinas Jovette Marchessault, Wajdi Mouawad, Michel Tremblay and Theatre Marmaille (Deux Mondes).
Prizes
  • Member of The Order of Canada, 2015; Finalist, Governor General's Award of Canada for French-to-English Translation, 1993, 1999; Dora Mavor Moore Award in 1990, 1991, 1998; Chalmers Award in 1992, 1995, 1999; Governor General's Award of Canada for French-to-English Translation, 1996 (Stone and Ashes translation of Cendres de cailloux de Daniel Danis), 2010 (Forest translation of Forêts by Wajdi Mouawad); Masque for the Best Translation, Académie québécoise du théâtre, 1997 (The Orphan Muses translation of Les muses orphelines by Michel Marc Bouchard).