Susan Ouriou is an award-winning translator and fiction writer. She has published some 40 translations from French and Spanish to English and from English to French and has edited two anthologies, Beyond Words - Translating the World and Languages of Our Land - Indigenous Poems and Stories from Quebec. In the early 2000s, she was one of the co-founders of the Banff International Literary Translation Centre. As a writer, she has published two novels Damselfish and Nathan (forthcoming) and numerous short stories and prose poems in literary magazines. In 2010, she was awarded the Governor General's Award for Literary Translation and in 2012 was named a Chevalier in France's Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Currently, she is co-translating a novel by Innu writer and visual artist Virginia Pésémapéo-Bordeleau and hoping to publish her translation of a collection of Tarahumara stories from Mexico.