Madeleine Thien


Country: Canada

Madeleine Thien is the author of the story collection Simple Recipes and the novels Certainty, Dogs at the Perimeter, which won the Frankfurt Book Fair’s 2015 LiBeraturpreis, and Do Not Say We Have Nothing, shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize. Her work has been translated into 23 languages. The daughter of Malaysian-Chinese immigrants to Canada, she lives in Montreal.

Madeleine Thien adalah penulis kumpulan cerita Simple Recipes dan novel Certainty, Dogs at the Perimeter, yang memenangkan penghargaan LiBeraturpreis di Frankfurt Book Fair 2015, serta Do Not Say We Have Nothing yang masuk dalam daftar pendek 2016 Man Booker Prize. Karyanya telah diterjemahkan ke dalam 23 bahasa. Putri dari pasangan Malaysia-Tionghoa yang bermigrasi ke Kanada ini kini tinggal Montreal.

Appearing in

Main Program: Past, Present, Future

“It’s all a cycle and it should resonate now,” reflects Madeleine Thien on the connections between history and the present. She’s joined by Bernice Chauly and Sergio Chejfec to explore …


Main Program: Madeleine Thien: Do Not Say We Have Nothing

Spanning decades and diasporas, Madeleine Thien’s stories “remind us what fiction can do” (New Statesman). She takes the UWRF stage to discuss the Booker-shortlisted Do Not Say We Have Nothing, …