Alison L. Strayer
Alison L. Strayer is a Canadian writer and translator. Her novel Jardin et prairie was shortlisted for Canada's Governor General's Award for Literature and the Grand Prix du livre de Montreal. Together with the French memoirist Annie Ernaux, Strayer won the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation and the French-American Translation Prize and was shortlisted for the International Man Booker Prize for her translation of Ernaux's The Years. Strayer's translation of Infidels by Abdellah Taïa was longlisted for the Albertine Prize, and her co-translation of Rencontres fortuites by Mavis Gallant was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award for Translation. She lives in Paris.