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Jean Royer
Jean Royer was born on 26 June 1938 in Saint-Charles de-Bellechasse, Quebec. He served as a literary critic at the Devoir between 1971 and 1982. He also took over Les éditions de l’Hexagone after the death of Gaston Miron. Royer was the president of the Académie des lettres du Québec from 1998 to 2004. His archives can be found at the Bibliothèque et Archives nationale du Québec. In 2014, he won the Prix Athanase-David, the most prestigious award given to writers in Quebec. A selection of essays, translated by Daniel Sloate, was published by Guernica Editions in 1996.

Books by Jean Royer

Interviews to Literature Vigil Poems