2016-2017 Writers:


Alix Ohlin's most recent novel, Inside, was a finalist for both the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Rogers Writer's Trust Fiction Prize.  Her other books are Signs and Wonders, Babylon and Other Stories, and The Missing Person.  Her writing appears in Best American Short Stories, Best American Nonrequired Reading, The Walrus, The New York Times, and many other places.  Born and raised in Montreal, she lives in Easton, Pennsylvania and teaches at Lafayette College and in the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers.

Learn more about Ohlin's work here: http://www.alixohlin.com

Office: Arts 135A
Office hours: Tuesdays 14:45-16:00
Email: alix.ohlin [at] mcgill.ca

Actor, stage director, writer and screenwriter, Alexis Martin has been an integral part of the Quebec artistic realm for the past twenty-five years.

Over the years, he has accumulated close to forty roles on the theatre stage in the Montreal scene. Since 1999 he has been the co-artistic director of the Nouveau Théâtre Expérimental where he has experimented in writing, acting and staging. 

Alexis Martin has also been a part of the Quebec television landscape; participating in many roles on such series as Les Parent, Tout la vérité, Vice caché, Les Boys, Apparences and Les beaux malaises. He won the Gemini award for Best Lead Actor in a Dramatic Series in 2012 for his role of Gaétan in Apparences. He will appear in the upcoming Louis Bélanger series Séquelles.

On the silver screen, he’s been cast in many Quebec films such as Le party by Pierre Falardeau, by Robert Lepage, Un 32 août sur terre by Denis Villeneuve, Un dimanche à Kigali by Robert Favreau, Les Boys de Louis Saïa, L’audition by Luc Picard, Le collectionneur by Jean Beaudin, Route 132 by Louis Bélanger and Le baiser du barbu by Yves P. Pelletier. Recently he was also in Louis Belanger’s latest film, Les mauvaises herbes as well as Philippe Falardeau’s Guibord s’en va en guerre. Alexis won a Jutra award for his interpretation of Philippe in Un 32 août sur terre.