Literary Nonfiction. Women's Studies. Photography. In her new book, the feminist author Martine Delvaux links her own experience as a writer with that of the American photographer and installation artist Nan Goldin, whose life has been marked by the suicide of her beloved older sister Barbara, and who is best-known for her intimate portrayals of the sexual underground.
Martine Delvaux was born in Quebec City and lives in Montreal. Two of her five novels —Bitter Rose (2015) and The Last Bullet Is for You (2016)—were published by LLP, and her essay on Serial Girls from Barbie to Pussy Riot (2016) by Between the Lines. Delvaux teaches women's studies at Université du Québec à Montréal, and her most recent novel, Blanc dehors (Héliotrope 2016), was shortlisted for a Governor General's Award for fiction.Author City: Montreal, QC CAN