23 Mar 2019 • 03:00 PM–05:00 PM Eastern

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The Poets

Andrée Lacelle
French

Andrée Lacelle is the first francophone to be appointed Poet Laureate of Ottawa.

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Nicole Brossard
French

Nicole Brossard is an acclaimed Montreal-born poet, novelist and essayist who has won numerous literary awards.

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Julie Huard
French

Author Julie Huard is also a reporter/director, a facilitator, a photographer and a traveler.

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Pierre Nepveu
French

Pierre Nepveu wrote The Hardness of Matter and Water , translated by Donald Winkler, (Signal Editions, 2018).

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Michel Ouellette
French

Michel Ouellette is an author, playwright and poet.

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Eric Charlebois
French Local

Poet, motivational speaker, Éric Charlebois specializes in English-language aboriginal poetry translation.

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Guy Jean
French

A VERSeFest Hall of Famer and awarded Gatineau's Prix Hommage, Guy Jean's poetry is internationally acclaimed.

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Herménégilde Chiasson
French

Herménégilde Chiasson is a visual artist, but also a writer, a filmmaker and a playwright.

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Michel Côté
French

Michel Côté is a poet and visual artist whose work has won many awards. He has also taught philosophy and Chinese thought.

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Paul Savoie
French

Paul Savoie is a writer and translator with more than twenty books in both French and English.

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