Suzanne Jacob

Born in Amos, Suzanne Jacob was well-known as a singer song-writer in the 1960s and 70s. Today she is also known as a novelist, playwright, essayist and poet and her literary work has received high praise from the critics. Her novel Laura Laur won the Governor General’s Award and the Prix Paris-Québec in 1984. In 1997, her essay on reading and writing, La bulle d’encre, won the Prix de la revue Études françaises. In 1998, her collection of poems, La part de feu, received the Governor General’s Award and the Prix de la Société Radio-Canada.

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