Tony Tremblay is a French Canadian poet, writer, spoken word artist, journalist and radio personality, born in Jonquière, Quebec in 1968, and now living in Montreal.
Tremblay is the co-founder of Exit poetry magazine. He was awarded the prestigious Émile-Nelligan prize in 1998, and the Salon du livre du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean award for his poetry book Rue Pétrole-Océan.
Producer, radio host, TV reporter, publisher, blogger and webmaster, Tony Tremblay also occasionally performs his poetry live on stage, alone or with musicians. Tony Tremblay performed his poetry all across the province of Quebec, in Canada, and in France.
Among other shows, Tony Tremblay is famous for his performances as a host of the Night Shift series during the Festival Voix d'Amériques, a poetry and spoken word event held in Montreal during winter.
Émile Nelligan was a French language poet from the Canadian province of Quebec.
Trois-Rivières is a city in the Mauricie administrative region of Quebec, Canada, at the confluence of the Saint-Maurice and Saint Lawrence rivers, on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River across from the city of Bécancour. It is part of the densely populated Quebec City–Windsor Corridor and is approximately halfway between Montreal and Quebec City. Trois-Rivières is the economic and cultural hub of the Mauricie region. The settlement was founded by French colonists on July 4, 1634, as the second permanent settlement in New France, after Quebec City in 1608. In 2016, the city's population was 134,413.
The Trois-Rivières City Council is the governing body for the mayor–council government in the city of Trois-Rivières, in the Mauricie region of Quebec, Canada.
Gérald Leblanc was an Acadian poet notable for seeking his own Acadian roots and the current voices of Acadian culture. Leblanc was born in Bouctouche, New Brunswick. He studied at the Université de Moncton and lived in Moncton, where he died in 2005. He also spent a good part of his life in New York City, which he loved.
Pierre Nepveu is an important French Canadian poet, novelist and essayist. As a scholar, he specializes in modern Quebec poetry, in particular the work of Gaston Miron. He taught at the French Studies Department of Université de Montréal from 1979 until his retirement in 2009.
Pierre Labrie is a Québécois poet, born at Mont-Joli, Quebec. He now lives in Trois-Rivières.
Donald Alarie is a writer from Quebec.
Hélène Dorion, is a Canadian poet, and writer.
Yolande Villemaire is a Canadian novelist, short story writer and poet.
Madeleine Monette is a Canadian novelist, short story writer, and poet from Quebec. Born in Montreal, she has lived in New York City since 1979. After her first novel, Le Double suspect, won the Prix Robert-Cliche in 1980, she devoted herself to writing novels and short stories that combine an intimate sense of reality with an acute social consciousness, revisiting the social novel and probing at close range the notion of "Americanity", creating works that are cultural multiplexers and whose geography tends to undo the very concept of "territory", physical or imaginary. In 2007, she turned to poetry as another way to explore our subjective and physical relationship to the present world, while keeping a close eye on social reality and the historical moment. Her poems, which channel the sensuality of her novelistic writings, reconsider and renew the art of the narrative, combining fiction and poetry in a singular way. Since the early 1980s, Monette also contributed to promote Quebec and francophone literature in the United States and Europe, and as far as New Caledonia in the South Pacific. She was received into the Académie des lettres du Québec in 2007.
Jean-Paul Daoust is a Canadian poet. He won the Governor General's Award for French-language poetry at the 1990 Governor General's Awards for Les Cendres bleues.
Alphonse Piché was a Canadian poet. He won a 1976 Governor General's Awards.
René Lapierre is a Québécois writer and teacher. Mainly a poet and essayist, he has published over the last 30 years more than twenty books, among which are several essays on writing and theories of creation, social criticism, and cultural spectacularization. He also published in magazines, in collective works or in social networks a lot of commitment texts, particularly in the context of 2012 Quebec student protests.
Serge Patrice Thibodeau is a Canadian writer. He is a two-time winner of the Governor General's Award for French-language poetry, winning at the 1996 Governor General's Awards for Le Quatuor de l'errance and La Traversée du désert, and at the 2007 Governor General's Awards for Seul on est, and won the Prix Émile-Nelligan in 1992 for Le cycle de Prague.
Jean-Marc Desgent is a poet, novelist and literary critic. He was a professor at Collège Édouard-Montpetit from 1978 to 2011. He lives in Montreal, Quebec.
André Brochu (born 3 March 1942 in Saint-Eustache, Quebec) is a poet, essayist and professor of Quebecois literature.
Paul Chanel Malenfant is a Québécois writer and professor. He won Canada's Governor General's Award in 2001.
Janou Saint-Denis was a Québécoise poet, essayist, actress and director.
Gatien Lapointe was a Canadian poet from Quebec. He is most noted for his collections Ode au Saint-Laurent, which won the Governor General's Award for French-language poetry or drama, the Prix du Maurier and the Prix du Québec in 1963, and Le premier mot, which won the Prix du Québec in 1967.
Germaine Beaulieu is a Canadian poet and novelist, who has lived in Montreal since 1966. It was in 1977 that she began writing. She wrote the novel Sortie d'elle (s) mutante and fourteen anthologies such as, Repères du silence (2013) and Miroir du levant (2011). She also has published a series of postcards that illustrate poems from her collection, De l'Absence à volonté (1996). Many of her texts have appeared in various journals like Exit, Arcade, L'Estuaire, and La Nouvelle Barre du jour. Although her work is primarily in French, some of her writings have been translated into English. Some of these writings have been published in the journal Dandelion. Germaine Beaulieu is also a psychologist.