Evelyne Trouillot


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Evelyne Trouillot

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Evelyne Trouillot was born, lives and works in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Her first novel Rosalie l’infâme was awarded the Prix Soroptimist de la romancière francophone, in Grenoble, France in 2004. Evelyne Trouillot has published several more novels and three collections of short stories, two books of poems, one in Creole and one in French. She has also written an essay on the situation of children and human rights in Haiti Restituer l’enfance. Her first play Le bleu de l’île received the Prix Beaumarchais, ETC Caraibes in 2005. Her novel La mémoire aux abois, presents a compelling view of the dictatorship that Haiti suffered during the Duvalier era. It received the Prix Carbet de la Caraibe et du Tout Monde in 2010. Her latest novel Absences ...more

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The Infamous Rosalie

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L'ile De Ti Jean

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Absences sans frontières

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La Chambre Interdite: Nouve...

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La fille à la guitare

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Ma maison en dentelle de bois

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L'Oiseau-mirage

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The Blue of the Island

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Le Mirador aux étoiles

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La mémoire aux abois

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Absences sans frontières (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:35PM
Description: Gérard vient d'arriver aux Etats-Unis, en situation irrégulière. Il travaille sans relâche pour envoyer de l'argent a sa fille qui est née en son absence et qu'il n'a encore jamais vue.
A l'ombre de l'amandier / In the shade of the almond tree (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: one of my short stories translated from French to English by Paul Curtis Daw
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