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Ann Charney

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Ann Charney was born in Poland and raised in Montreal. She was educated at McGill University and the Sorbonne in Paris. She has published both fiction and non-fiction. She has been a political columnist for Maclean's, a contributor to Saturday Night and other leading publications. Her short fiction has been published in Ms, Descant, Chatelaine, Saturday Night, Paris Transcontinental, and others. Her work has also appeared in the anthology Beruf: Terrorist (Germany: C.H. Beck, 1994). Her novels have been published in the US, France, Italy and Germany

Phone number:
514 489-0394


Le Jardin de Rousseau. Flammarion, 1999.
Heros Inconfortables. Montreal, Editions Stanké, 1996.
Dobryd. Montreal: VLB Editeur Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, USA Permanent Press Ltd., 1995; New York: Permanent Press, 1996; Germany: Surhkamp, 1996.
Defiance in their Eyes: True Stories from the Margins. Montreal: Véhicule Press, 1995.
Best Canadian Essays. editor Douglas Fetherling. Saskatoon, SK: Fifth House, 1989.
Rousseau's Garden. Permanent Press, USA / Vehicule Press, Canada, Sabine Wespieser Editeur, France, 2001, 2003
Dobryd. Marsilio, Italy / Sabine Wespieser Editeur, France, 2000, 2001
Distantly Related T0 Freud. Cormorant Books, 2009
La Petite Cousine de Freud. HMH Hurtubise, 2011


National Magazine Awards, for fiction and non-fiction. Canadian Authors' Association Award,
Canadian Authors Award, for non-fiction.
Chatelaine Fiction Prize.
Finalist, QSPELL Award for Defiance in their Eyes.
Canada Council grants and the Quebec government writing grant.
Officer of the French Order of Arts and Letters
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