Join now

Conversation with Dominique Fortier "Les Ombres blanches"

Hosted by the Consul of the Paris Joie de Vivre Group
Event Cover Photo
Took place 2 months ago
Mon 16 Jan 19:30 - 21:30

Ready to Join?

The CCC- Canadian Cultural Centre invites you to an exceptional encounter with Quebec writer, Dominique Fortier. After the success of Paper Houses, winner of the prestigious "Prix Renaudot Essai in Protected content , the author returns to the world of poetess Emily Dickinson in her new book "Les ombres blanches published" by Grasset.

Reserve your free entry NOW!
Protected content

In this profound and spellbinding novel, Dominique Fortier recounts the great adventure that led her anonymous heroines to publish Emily Dickinson’s poems for the first time. A luminous text on grief, absence, poetry, the power of words and the importance of literature carried by women’s voices.

Book sales will be provided by the librairie du "Québec à Paris"
More info here!
Protected content

Emily Dickinson could have never been more than a foreign name. The name of a woman, an American woman, known less for her literary talent than for having spent most of her life confined to her home. Since she had always fiercely refused to have her writings published, few people knew, during her lifetime ( Protected content ), that Emily was also a formidable poet.

See you then!