FANNY BRITT is a Featured Guest at TCAF!
Fanny Britt is a Quebec playwright, author and translator. A graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada, Britt has written a dozen plays (among them Honey Pie, Hôtel Pacifique, and Bienveillance). She has also translated more than 15 contemporary plays. Published in 2012, her graphic novel Jane, le renard et moi (illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault, GG 2013, children’s literature – illustration) garnered international recognition and has been translated into five languages. It won several prizes, including the Schuster Award and the Prix des bibliothèques de Montréal, and was on the prestigious New York Times list of the best illustrated books of 2013. A native of Amos, Quebec, Britt currently lives in Montreal with her family.
Fanny Britt is TCAF in support of her first graphic novel (with collaborator Isabelle Arsenault), Jane, the Fox and Me, which recently won the Governor Generals Award for Children’s Literature.
Jane, the Fox, and Me, was originally published in French by La Pasteque as Jane, le renard & moi.
Publisher’s Website: www.houseofanansi.com
TCAF is The Toronto Comic Arts Festival, taking place May 9-11, 2014, in Toronto, Canada. More at http://torontocomics.com/