VERSeFest is thrilled to introduce our inaugural Poet-in-Residence, local poet and short fiction author Amal El-Mohtar.
Annie St-Jean is the editor of Slam Outaouais : 10 ans de parole (Renaud-Bray, 2018)
Ă‰lise Turcotte has published many poetry collections, for which she has received several awards.
FranĂÂ§ois Turcot is the author of My Dinosaur (Bookthug), a finalist for the 2014 Prix du Festival de poĂ©sie de MontrĂ©al.
Frédéric is a Masters student of the University of Ottawa's French Department, specializing in science fiction.
Trained as an actor, Gabriel Robichaud also writes (poetry, plays) and sings.
Geneviève Bouchard is currently completing her Masters in Creative Writing at the University of Ottawa.
Guy Perreault creates and sets up concerts, comedy shows and variety shows that are presented as far away as Switzerland.
Hector Ruiz is the author of DĂ©sert et renard du dĂ©sert, Gestes Domestiques, and Qui s'installe ?.
Marc LeMyre is a media based poet living in Toronto. He is also a photographer and a psychotherapist.
Paul Savoie is a writer and translator with more than twenty books in both French and English.
SĂ©bastien BĂ©rubĂ© published his first book of collected works, Sous la boucane du moulin (Ă‰ditions Perce-Neige) in 2015.
Sonia Lamontagne hails from Northern Ontario and her debut collection, Ă€ tire d'ailes, won the Trillium Prize for poetry in 2012.
Thierry Dimanche is the author of nine books of poetry.
Tina Charlebois is the author of four books of poetry published with Le Nordir and Les Éditions L'Interligne.