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Michel Vézina

Michel Vézina is a novelist (Asphalte et Vodka, Élise, La machine à orgueil). When ever he is not writing, he publishes (Coups de tête). He is also a literary columnist for Radio-Canada, as well as for the weekly cultural publication ICI, for Le Libraire magazine, as well as Le Mouton NOIR. He has hosted numerous evenings and literary gatherings at various festivals and manifestations. He is the host of Sound systems’ Le bout d’la route, a literary cabaret that he created with musician Vander in September 2005. Michel Vézina has travelled in well over thirty countries. He was a clown with Bérurier noir, a circus comedian or a vanity machine operator. For six years, he played the roles of writer, stage director, comedian, truck driver, stage builder, technician and fire juggler for a little nomadic troup he had created. Incidentally, he also co-produced two documentaries: Singing Bridges and Le 2116, André Fortin, cinéaste.

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