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poet , poetry festival director

Jacques Rancourt, Canadian poet, poetry festival director. Member Association Franco-Anglaise Poesie (president since 1981), Society Gens de Lettres, Mansion Ecrivains, Association Ecrivains Langue Française.

Background

Rancourt, Jacques was born on April 6, 1946 in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, Canada. Son of Rodolphe and Bernadette (Fortin) Rancourt.

Education

Bachelor, Sherbrooke (Quebec, Canada) Seminary, 1966. License es Lettres, University Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Modern Literature, University Paris, 1976.

Career

Correspondent, Journal Officiel, Paris. Director Festival Franco=Anglais Poesie, Paris, since 1982, La Traductiere, poetry translation review, Paris, since 1983. Secretary France-Quebec Prize, Paris, since 1997.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author 7 poetry book, i books on contemporary French and Francophone poetry, since 1973. Translator: (selected poems) The Distribution of Bodies, 1996. Translator poetry ot John F. Deane and Lindy Henny into French.

Membership

Member Association Franco-Anglaise Poesie (president since 1981), Society Gens de Lettres, Mansion Ecrivains, Association Ecrivains Langue Française.

Connections

Married Marie-France Guy-Coquille. Children: Sebastien, Alexis.

father:
Rodolphe Rancourt

mother:
Bernadette (Fortin) Rancourt

spouse:
Marie-France Guy-Coquille;children: Sebastien

children:
Alexis Rancourt

Sebastien Rancourt