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Lise Gauvin
Writer, essayist and literary critic, Quebec-born Lise Gauvin is the author of numerous books, both fiction and non-fiction, and has won numerous awards, including the Prix France-Québec and the Prix Jean-Hamelin. As an essayist and novelist she has published, among others, Chez Riopelle: Visites d'atelier, Arrêts sur images, and Un automne à Paris. In 2004, her book La fabrique de la langue: De François Rabelais à Réjean Ducharme was awarded the Mention Spéciale du Jury of the Grand Prix de la critique 2004 (PEN français). Her Lettres d'une autre ou 'comment peut-on être québécois(e)' has been reprinted in a sixth edition. She is a member of Quebec's Academy of Letters, of which she served as president in 2008 and 2009, and also of the Royal Society of Canada.

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