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Praise for Worst Case, We Get Married:
“Sophie Bienvenu gets inside the head of a whip-smart, lovesick teenager whose fantasy life bleeds into her reality to chilling effect. Listen to her story and be seduced (and horrified). Worst Case, We Get Married is Quebec lit at its best.”
— Neil Smith, author of Boo
Press Coverage for Worst Case, We Get Married:
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Sophie Bienvenu was born in Belgium. After studying visual communication in Paris, she moved to Quebec in 2001 and quickly established herself as a successful blogger. Her first novel, Et au pire, on se mariera (2011), was adapted into a film by the same name in 2017, and published in English as Worst Case, We Get Married (Book*hug, 2019). She is also the author of two other novels, Chercher Sam (2014), and Autour d’elle (2016), and the poetry collection, Ceci n’est pas de l’amour (2016). She has also written books for children and teens, including the popular YA series, (k). Bienvenu lives in Montreal.
JC Sutcliffe is a writer, translator, book reviewer, and editor who has lived in England, France, and Canada. She has reviewed for the Times Literary Supplement, The Globe and Mail and the National Post, among others. Her recent translations include Mama’s Boy and Mama’s Boy Behind Bars by David Goudreault, and Document 1 by François Blais.
Literature in Translation Series
May 8, 2019 | Fiction
8×5.25 inches | 140 pages
Trade Paper: 9781771664899