Herménégilde Chiasson

Herménégilde Chiasson has published ten books, directed sixteen films, written more than twenty plays and exhibited his artwork in over a hundred galleries. Among his publications are Mourir à Scoudouc (1974), Vous (1991), Climats (1996) and Conversations (1998), which won the Governor General’s Award for Poetry. In 1995, his book Miniatures was awarded the Estuaire poetry prize. In 2001, he published Brunante (XYZ) and Actions (Trait d’union). He received the Prix France-Acadie for his literary output and the New Brunswick Excellence Award for his films. In 1993, the Quebec government named him to the Ordre des francophones d’Amérique and in 1990, the French government named him Chevalier des arts et lettres.

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