Perrine Leblanc was born in Montreal. Her first
novel (published under the title L'homme blanc in
Quebec and Koliain
France) has won the Governor General’s Literary Award for French Fiction, Quebec’s “Canada Reads” competition, and the Grand prix du livre de Montréal; it was also longlisted for
Elle magazine’s Grand prix in 2011-2012. Her second novel, Malabourg (The Lake) was shortlisted for the prix Françoise-Sagan (France) and for the Governor General's
Literary Award for translation (Lazer Lederhendler).
She has published short stories, essays and papers in Québec and in France (Le Devoir,
Lettres québécoises, Radio-Canada, Le Monde, Châtelaine, Le Magazine littéraire).
Her third novel, which is partly set in Ireland, will soon be published in french under
the title Gens du Nord. She is currently working on a graphic novel (Queen Maeve) with the illustrator Geneviève Godbout, and on here fourth novel, Fata