Marie-Célie Agnant

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Marie-Célie Agnant (born 1953, Port-au-Prince, Haiti) is a French-speaking Quebecer, who has lived in Canada since 1970.[1]

Agnant is a writer of poems, novels and novellas, and she has also published children's books. She is also a storyteller and occasionally appears with the Bread & Puppet Theater of Vermont. Her works have been translated into Spanish, English, Dutch, Italian and Korean. Her books include Silence Like Blood, (Le Silence comme le sang 1997), which was nominated for the 1998 Governor General's Award, and La Dot de Sara.[2]


  1. ^ " Marie-Celie Agnant Speaks On Her New Book". Retrieved 2010-01-22. 
  2. ^ Proulx, Patrice J. (2005-03-22). "Bearing witness and transmitting memory in the works of Marie-Celie Agnant.". Quebec Studies. American Council for Quebec Studies. 39: 35–54. doi:10.3828/qs.39.1.35.