Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Claire Martin

Writer, translator

Born in 1914 in Québec City; lived in Ottawa from 1945 to 1972.

Lived in Ottawa from 1945 to 1972; was a writer in residence at the University of Ottawa.

In 1984, she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada and was promoted to Companion in 2001.

Won the 1966 Governor General's Awards for Literary Merit in French for her book, La joue droite.

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