Rodney Saint-Éloi

Rodney Saint-Éloi is a Haitian-Canadian poet.[1] He is a two-time nominee for the Governor General's Award for French-language poetry, at the 2013 Governor General's Awards for Jacques Roche, je t'écris cette lettre[2] and at the 2016 Governor General's Awards for Je suis la fille du baobab brûlé.[3]

Rodney Saint-Éloi
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BornCavaellon, Haiti
Occupationpoet
NationalityHaitian-Canadian
Period2010s-present
Notable worksJacques Roche, je t'écris cette lettre, Je suis la fille du baobab brûlé

Born and raised in Cavaellon, Haiti, he moved to Montreal in 2001.[4] He was a founder of the Haitian publishing company Éditions Mémoire in 1991,[5] and has published poetry collections including J'avais une ville d’eau, de terre et d'arc-en-ciel heureux (1999), J’ai un arbre dans ma pirogue (2003) and Récitatif au pays des ombres (2011).[5]

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