Frankétienne (born Franck Étienne on April 12, 1936 in Ravine-Sèche, Haiti) is an author, poet, playwright, musician and painter. He has written in both French and Haitian Creole. As a painter, he is known for his colorful abstract works, often emphasizing the colors blue and red. He was a candidate for the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2009.
Schutt-Ainé, Patricia; Staff of Librairie Au Service de la Culture (1994). Haiti: A Basic Reference Book. Miami, Florida: Librairie Au Service de la Culture. p. 103. ISBN0-9638599-0-0.Cite uses deprecated parameters (help)