Geneviève Amyot

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Geneviève Amyot (January 10, 1945 – June 11, 2000) was a Canadian poet and novelist.

Amyot was born in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures. She studied pedagogy at the École Normale Notre-Dame-De-Foy from 1961 to 1965, and then French at Laval University, where she received her degree in 1969. She taught in a primary school from 1965 to 1972, and she taught literature at the college level.

She then focused on her writing. She collaborated with many magazines including Estuaire, Dérives, La Nouvelle Barre du jour, Interventions, Québec français and Room of One's Own.[1]

She is the aunt of comedian Yves Amyot.

Collected works[edit]

  • 1975 - La mort était extravagante
  • 1976 - L'absent aigu
  • 1978 - Journal de l'année passée
  • 1982 - Dans la pitié des chairs
  • 1988 - Poètes du Québec
  • 1988 - Petites fins du monde
  • 1990 - Corps d'atelier
  • 1994 - Je t'écrirai encore demain
  • 2000 - Corneille et compagnie

Honors[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ (French) L'ÎLE, l'Infocentre littéraire des écrivains, [1].