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SOULIÈRES, ROBERT, 1950-
LMS-0180

Robert Soulières fonds. - 1979-1989. - 36 cm of textual record.

Biographical Sketch

Manuscript page from CIEL D'AFRIQUE ET PATTES DE GAZELLE

Source
Manuscript page from Ciel d'Afrique et pattes de gazelle by Robert Soulières, 1990.

Robert Soulières was born in Montreal, Quebec in 1950. He studied at Notre-Dame and Saint-Ignace colleges, then obtained a B.A. in education from the Université du Québec à Montréal (1972). He worked in the educational field for twelve years. He contributed to a range of periodicals and managed the journal, Lurelu, for seven years. He also headed Éditions Pierre Tisseyre (1987-1996), where he created a number of collections of novels and albums for young people. Later, he founded Soulières Éditeur. His stories and novels for young people have received numerous awards: Le Visiteur du soir (1980) won ASTED's Alvine-Belisle Prize; Casse-tête chinois (1985) earned a Governor General's Literary Award; and, Un Cadavre de classe (1997) won the Mr. Christie's Book Award for best French book for ages 12 to 16. He has also been a literary columnist for radio and for Lurelu.

Scope and Content

The fonds consists of manuscripts of his works Le Visiteur du soir (1980), Casse-tête chinois (1985), Le Baiser maléfique (1985), La Nuit blanche de Mathieu (1988) and Ciel d'Afrique et pattes de gazelle (1990).

Immediate Source of Acquisition: acquired from the author in 1991. [1991-09]

Language: material in the fonds is in French.

Restrictions: none.

Finding Aid: finding aid available.

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