Yanick Lahens




Born: 22/12/953 (64 yo)
Birth place: Port-au-Prince (Haiti)

Citizenship : Haiti

Occupation : Authors



Summary


Yanick Lahens, born in Port-au-Prince in Haiti December 22, 1953, is a Haitian writer, winner of the 2014 edition of Femina award for her novel “Bain de Lune”.



Biography


Yanick Lahens performs his studies at the University of Paris IV-Sorbonne before going back to Haiti where she teaches at the Ecole Normale Superieure until 1995.

Very involved in the community life of Haiti, she is co-founder of the Association of Haitian writers (since removed) and with the foundation "Culture and Creation" founded a library in Saint-Louis-du-Nord. It also shows after the 2010 earthquake




Literary works

  • L’Exil : entre l’ancrage et la fuite, l’écrivain haïtien - 1990
  • Tante Résia et les Dieux  -  1994
  • Dans la maison du père - 2000
  • La Petite Corruption - 2003
  • La folie était venue avec la pluie - 2006
  • La Couleur de l'aube – 2008 (Price Millepages 2008 - Price RFO 2009 - Price Littéraire Richelieu de la Francophonie 2009)
  • Failles  - 2010
  • Guillaume et Nathalie - 2013
  • Bain de lune – 2014  (price Fémina 2014)


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