Maryse Rouy

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Maryse Rouy (born November 4, 1951) is a French-born writer living in Quebec. She has written novels for both adults and young audiences.

She was born in Saint-Laurent-sur-Save and came to Quebec in 1975. She earned a bachelor's degree in teaching and began teaching in primary school. She went on to study at the Université de Montréal, earning a master's degree on the poetry of troubadours.[1]

Selected works[1][edit]

  • Azalaïs - ou, La vie courtoise, novel (1995)
  • Jordan et la forteresse assiégée, youth novel (2001)
  • Au nom de Compostelle, novel (2003), received the Prix Saint-Pacôme [fr][2]
  • Un Avion dans la nuit, youth novel (2010), received the Prix Saint-Exupéry [fr][3]
  • Les pavés de Carcassonne, novel (2012)
  • Meurtre à l'hôtel Despréaux, novel (2014), finalist for an Arthur Ellis Award[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rouy, Maryse" (in French). Infocentre littéraire des écrivains.
  2. ^ "Le Prix St-Pacôme du roman policier: pour les beaux yeux de Candice Groleau". Le Soleil (in French). October 4, 2008.
  3. ^ "Lauréats". Prix Saint-Exupéry (in French).
  4. ^ "Les quatre finalistes francophones du prix Arthur-Ellis". Revue Les libraires (in French). April 27, 2015.