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Évelyne Trouillot

Writer

Born in Port-au-Prince, Haïti, Évelyne Trouillot lives and works there as a French Professor at the State University. She published her first book of short stories in 1996. In 2004, Évelyne Trouillot received the award: Prix de la romancière francophone du Club Soroptimist de Grenoble for her first novel Rosalie l’infâme. In 2005, her first piece for the theater Le bleu de l’île received the Beaumarchais award from ETC Caraïbes. Évelyne Trouillot has published three books of poetry one in Creole and two in French and four more novels. Her novel La mémoire aux abois published in France, Éditions Hoëbeke, in May 2010 received the prestigious award Le prix Carbet de la Caraïbe et du Tout-Monde in December 2010. Her latest novel Le Rond-Point has been published in 2015 and received the Prix Barbancourt (Haiti). Her work has been translated in Spanish, Italian, German and English and published in numerous magazines in France, Canada, Mexico and Cuba.

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