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Nigel Spencer

Actor, journalist, and teacher of literature, theater, and African studies, Nigel Spencer has received the Governor General's Literary Award for two consecutive translations of Marie-Claire Blais' Thunder and Light (2002) and Augustino and the Choir of Destruction (2007).  He has also translated several books and songs for Poet Laureate Pauline Michel, as well as articles, plays and poems for periodicals such as Time Magazine, Ellipse and Canadian Theatre Review.  His film-subtitling includes Raoul Wallenberg: The Angel of Budapest, A Season in the Life of Emmanuel and Marie-Claire Blais: Illuminations.

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