Francis Chalifour

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Francis Chalofour
Born April 13, 1977
Occupation Author
Genre Children's Literature

Francis Chalifour (born April 13, 1977) is a contemporary Canadian writer.[1]


His first published work was the French novel Zoom Papaye, and his second, After, won the 2005 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction[2] and was nominated for the Governor General's Award 2005.[3] He wrote the book called Le fils du pendu.

He has also contributed articles to Maclean's, the Toronto Star, The Walrus, Le Devoir and La Presse. He has hosted the radio program Ondes De Choc, and worked for the TV show Volt.[4]

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  1. ^ "Francis Chalifour". Retrieved March 28, 2010. 
  2. ^ Faculty of Arts, 2006, Edna Staebler Award, Wilfrid Laurier University, Previous winners, Francis Chalifour, Retrieved November 27, 2012
  3. ^ Canada Council for the Arts, Finalists – Children's Text, Retrieved November 27, 2012
  4. ^ "Francis Chalifour: Author Spotlight". Random House. Retrieved March 28, 2010. 

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