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Georgette Leblanc

poétesse canadienne
Georgette LeBlanc (born April 27, 1977) is a Canadian poet and translator, most noted for serving as the Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate in 2018 and 2019.[1] Born in Saint-Jean-sur-RichelieuQuebec, and raised in Baie-Sainte-MarieNova Scotia,[2] she was educated at Université Sainte-Anne and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.[1] Her first poetry collection, Alma, was published in 2006,[3] and won the Prix Félix-Leclerc de la poésie in 2007.[4] She won the Governor General's Award for English to French translation at the 2020 Governor General's Awards for her translation of Susan Goyette's poetry collection Ocean.[5] She was also previously nominated for the Governor General's Award for French-language poetry at the 2014 Governor General's Awards for her own poetry collection Prudent.[2]

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