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Three performing poets declaim their texts on a stage illumined by bright blue lights.
At the 2018 Frye Festival, Perce-Neige presents Manifeste scalene, a poetic show conceived and produced by poets Jonathan Roy, Gabriel Robichaud and Sébastien Bérubé. Photo: Louis-Philippe Chiasson, courtesy of the Frye Festival
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Éditions Perce-Neige

Program, component and grant amount
Supporting Artistic Practice, Literary Publishers, $149,200 over two years
Arts Across Canada, Translation, $5,575

Community
Moncton, New Brunswick

Field of practice
Literature

Fiscal year
2017-18

Support for Les Éditions Perce-Neige, a driving force for Acadian literature

Publisher Perce-Neige pursues its mission of spotlighting Acadian talent from 2017 to 2019 by translating a work by Sue Goyette.

Publications for a minority Francophone readership

With support from a two-year operating grant, Les Éditions Perce-Neige is promoting Acadian literary talent and disseminating local Francophone literature far and wide. Its publications from 2017 to 2019 deal primarily with Louisiana and 18th-century Acadia. A series of theatrical works by Acadian dramatists is also being created.

Translation of a book with potential for an Acadia-wide readership

Ocean, an anthology of poetry by Sue Goyette originally published in English in 2013, will become more widely known thanks to the Perce-Neige translation by Georgette Leblanc. This critically-acclaimed anthology offers nothing less than a poetic biography of the ocean.

Tagged As Stats and Stories Supporting Artistic Practice Arts Across Canada Literature