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Ariane Gélinas

Portrait of writer Ariane Gélinas
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Ariane Gélinas

Ariane Gélinas is a former columnist and critic for Les libraires and Lettres québécoises. She holds a PhD in humanities from the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, where she has been a lecturer since 2015....

Besides publishing over seventy short stories in several magazines, she is the author of seven books, including L’enfant sans visage (Éditions XYZ), the trilogy Les villages assoupis (winner of the Prix Arts-Excellence, Prix Aurora-Boréal, and Prix Jacques-Brossard) published by Marchand de feuilles, and the collection Le sabbat des éphémères (Les Six brumes). Her novels Les cendres de Sedna (winner of the Prix Arts-Excellence and the Prix Aurora-Boréal) and Quelques battements d’ailes avant le nuit, in addition to her short story collection Criminelles (written with Maureen Martineau) were published by Éditions Alire in 2016, 2019, and 2021, respectively. Her first graphic novel, La cité oblique (winner of the Prix Aurora-Boréal), written in collaboration with Christian Quesnel, was published by Éditions Alto in 2023. She was recently a finalist for the CALQ Artist of the Year prize.

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