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Madeleine Thien

Madeleine Thien

Madeleine Thien is the author of the story collection Simple Recipes (2001) and the novels Certainty and Dogs at the Perimeter, which was shortlisted for Berlin’s 2014 International Literary Award and won the Frankfurt Book Fair’s 2015 LiBeraturpreis.  Her books and stories have been translated into 23 languages. Her essays have appears in Granta, the Guardian, the Financial Times, Five Dials, and Brick, and her story ‘The Wedding Cake’ was shortlisted for the 2015 Sunday Times EFT Short Story Award.  The daughter of Malaysian-Chinese immigrants to Canada, she lives in Montreal.