Stéphane Martelly is a writer, visual artist, and academic. Her numerous books includes essays--notably Les jeux du dissemblable. Folie, marge et féminin en littérature haïtienne contemporaine (Éditions Nota bene, 2016), poetry, and literature for children. Her picture book La maman qui s'absentait (Vents d'ailleurs, 2011) also illustrated by Albin Christen, won the prestigious Michel Tournier prize. She holds a PhD from the Université de Montréal, and has been on faculty at the Université de Sherbrooke and at Concordia University. Originally from Port-au-Prince, she has lived in Montreal since 2002.
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