November 21, 2011
Gaëtan Brulotte is a well-known and widely recognized Quebec short story writer, as well as a Distinguished University Professor of French and Francophone Literature at the University of South Florida. In addition to winning the Robert-Cliché prize in 1979 for his novel, L’Emprise (Double Exposure), Brulotte has received over fifteen literary awards, including the Adrienne-Choquette prize for his collections of short stories entitled Le Surveillant (The Secret Voice) and Ce qui nous tient (What Holds Us). His last work of short stories, entitled La Vie de biais (Life Sideways), deals with the irony of life and the beginning of the 21st century. Translated into several languages, his works also include a play and essays in literary criticism. Brulotte’s most recent critical work, La Nouvelle québécoise (2011), recounts the history of the short story in Quebec.
Date: November 25th, 2011
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: UHall D630
Don’t miss this important contemporary French Canadian author!