Jeanne Painchaud
French Canada

Poet and writer, artist and screenwriter, Jeanne Painchaud is the author of 11 books since 1992. These include illustrated storybooks for children and haiku collections (one published in Paris in 2011—all her other books were published in Montreal with As well, a translated version of ABC MTL was published in 2019 (Jeanne Painchaud and Bruno Ricca, translated by Katia Grubisic, Montreal, Linda Leith Publishing). In 2013, she won first prize in the international stream of the haiku competition run by Mainichi Shimbun, Tokyo’s famous daily newspaper. Over the years, she has facilitated many writing workshops, and was invited to literary events in Quebec and internationally—in France, in Belgium, in Senegal, in Japan, and in the United States. She lives in Montreal. She works and writes in French.

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