French Poets

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Amber O’Reilly
French Canada

Catch Amber O’Reilly’s latest, Boussole franche.

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Amelie Trottier
French Local

Bilingual author Amélie Trottier is also an actress, a broadcaster and a columnist.

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Gilles Latour
French Local Canada

Gilles Latour is Ottawa's current Francophone Poet Laureate (2021-2022).

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Jean-Philippe Bergeron
French Canada

Jean-Philippe Bergeron has published six poetry collections and won several prestigious literary awards.

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Jean-Philippe Cazier
French France

French poet Philippe Cazier is also a member of the literary journal Chimères and co-editor of Diacritik.

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Jean-Philippe Raîche
French Canada

Jean-Philippe Raiche is the Poet Laureate of Moncton. 

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Jeanne Painchaud
French Canada

Jeanne Painchaud’s most recent collection is Mon été haïku, haïku for children from Éditions Druide.

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Martine Audet
French Canada

GG winner Martine Audet has published a dozen poetry collections, and several artists’ books.

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Michaël Trahan
French Canada

Michaël Trahan is an award-winning poet, essayist and professor of literature from Quebec.

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Michel Thérien
French Local Canada

Le poème involontaire is Michel Therien's eleventh collection. 

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Nelson Charest
French Local Canada

Nelson Charest teaches modern poetry at the University of Ottawa. 

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Vanessa Bell
French Canada

Vanessa Bell co-directed l’Anthologie de la poésie actuelle des femmes au Québec 2000-2020.

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