IN MEMORIAM2021-08-10T15:39:23-04:00

In Memoriam

Members who are no longer with us, but who live on through the contributions they made to the association and to literary translation.

Alan Brown

Alan Brown was the fourth and final translator of Gabrielle Roy’s fiction. In addition to Children of My Heart, he translated her 1975 book Un Jardin ou bout du monde [...]

Antonino Mazza – 1947-2017

Antonino Mazza, poet, recording artist, translator, and editor, was born in Calabria, Italy, and came to Canada in 1961. He studied at Carleton University, La Scuola Normale Superiore in [...]

Barbara Godard – 1942-2010

Born in Toronto, Barbara Godard studied English, Canadian and Quebec literature and comparative literature at the universities of Toronto, Montréal, and Bordeaux. She began translating articles in the social and [...]

Carol Barko – 1932-2013

Inspired by the vitality and uniqueness of Quebec literature, Carol Barko emigrated to Canada/Quebec in 1992, hoping to translate Quebec novelists. Instead, she found the Women's Studio at the [...]

George Johnston – 1913-2004

Born in Hamilton, Ontario in 1913, George Johnston retired to the Quebec countryside after twenty-nine years as professor of English at Carleton University. Family man as well as poet, [...]

Gérard Boulad – 1923-2013

Alexandrin de naissance, Gérard Boulad se lance d'abord dans le journalisme - chroniques et critiques de spectacles et de livres -, puis devient libraire et alterne entre ces deux [...]

Jean Simard – 1916-2005

C'est dans sa ville natale de Québec que Jean Simard a fait ses études classiques. Il a ensuite obtenu un diplôme de professeur de dessin de l'École des Beaux-Arts de [...]

Joyce Marshall – 1913-2005

We learned with shock last April that one of our founding members who was also an honorary member died in September 2005. Joyce Marshall was a distinguished writer and translator [...]

Karin Montin 1957-2021

The LTAC was recently saddened to learn of the passing of longtime friend and member, Karin Montin, after prolonged illness on August 9th at the age of 63.   Karin [...]

Matt Cohen – 1942-1999

I met Matt Cohen through translation, through the activities of our association to be exact. Someone at his house, his beloved Patsy I suspect, had given me his telephone [...]

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