Author Michel Jean

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Innu Author

Michel Jean is an Innu from Mashteuiatsh, author of 10 books, including 8 novels. His latest title, Kukum, published by Libre Expression 2019 and by Dépaysage (France, Switzerland, Belgium) 2020, is part of the first selection for the Prix France-Québec. 

He has also participated in four collections of the work of new collectives, including Amun, by Stanké (2016) and by Dépaysage (France, Switzerland, Belgium, in 2019), which he directed. Amun is currently being translated into English for publication by Exile Editions, April 2020, and into German for publication by Wieser Verlag, February 2020.