Louise Dupré is a poet, novelist and literary critic whose work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in Canada and abroad, and who has won several prizes. She has published eight collections of poetry including Noir déjà, Tout près and Une écharde sous ton ongle. She has also written two novels, Memoria and The Milky Way, and a collection of short stories, Highwire Summer, all translated in English by Liedewij Hawke. A collection of her poetry, The Blueness of Light, was translated in English by Antonio D’Alfonso. In 2006, Tout comme elle, staged by Brigitte Haentjens, was presented in Montreal, Quebec and Ottawa.
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