About Stanley Péan

Stanley Péan
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Author’s Graphic Novel


He is the author of over twenty-five books in various genres. His stories are appreciated by readers and critics alike: Zombi Blues was a big hit in bookstores; Le temps s'enfuit won the M. Christie Award for best novel for teenagers; and Bizango was nominated for the Oceans Award. He is the recipient of the Prix Victor-Barbeau 2020 awarded by the Académie des lettres du Québec for his essay De préférence la nuit, as well as the Prix Bruce-Lundvall 2022, awarded by the Montreal International Jazz Festival to a non-musician from the media or music community who has contributed to the development of jazz. Stanley Péan, born in Port-au-Prince and raised in Jonquière, lives in Montreal, where he has worked as a cultural journalist, literary translator, and television scriptwriter. Since 2009, he has hosted "Quand le jazz est là", a daily program broadcast on ICI Musique (Radio-Canada).


Fuites, Izabel Watson, chez Les Mains libres (2022)

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