JoŽl Champetier was born in Lacorne Quebec in 1957. He has won numerous
Awards for his writing including 2 Prix Auroras
and 5 Prix
Boreals. His 1991 Aurora
nominated novel, La Taupe et la Dragon, has recently been
released in an English translation under the title The Dragons Eye. Three
of JoŽl's short stories have also been translated into English. They are
"Soluble-Fish" (from Tesseract2 and reprinted in
Northern Stars), "The Winds of Time",
and "Heart of Iron" (both from Tesseracts Q). JoŽl's novel, The Dragons Eye
is now available in trade
JoŽl is currently the editor of Solaris
which is Quebec's premiere SF magazine. Incidentally, Solaris
has won 3 Prix Auroras with
JoŽl as editor.
JoŽl co-wrote a screenplay of his 1997 novel La
Peau blanche. Filming was recently completed and it is now in post
production. For more detail on this, read JoŽl's essay _La
Peau blanche_ An Adaptation.
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