Thibault Jacquot-Paratte

BIOGRAPHY
From the Annapolis Valley. Travelled across North Amrica, Europe, India, Japan, Cameroon, Tunisia. Bachelor’s of Nordic studies from the Sorbonne in 2015, Master’s in sociology in 2017; year of study in Tromsø, Norway, Study certificates from the University of Vaasa (Fi.), and The Askov Folkehøjskole (DK.).

Started publishing poetry in 2010, has since published poetry, short stories, essays, and theatre in both English and French, in Canada, Europe and India. His first three plays were published in Paris in 2016-2017; first poetry collection in Allahabad in 2020. In 2017, co-directed and co-wrote one film (Danish-Estonian coproduction). Also a musician and a songwriter, has had the opportunity to play in Canada, France, Germany, Norway, Denmark, India and japan, and has produced multiple recordings. He has also been invited as an official poet to certain events, such as one of the official poets of the SNA at the 2019 CMA, in Moncton. His published work ranges across almost all genres – realism, fantasy, absurdism, abstract prose, poetry…

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PUBLICATIONS

Books:

A dream is a notion of, Novel, Cyberwit, Allahabad, India, 2022

Souvenirs et Fragments, Miscellanée, Éditions Édilivre, Paris, France, 2022

Cries of somewhere’s soil, Poetry, Cyberwit, Allahabad, India, 2020

La dérivée de pâques (Easter’s derive), Drama, Éditions Édilivre, Paris, France, 2017

Les mangeurs d’ail (The garlic eaters), Drama, Éditions Édilivre, Paris, France, 2017

Chlorophyllisme (Chlorophyllism), Drama, Éditions Édilivre, Paris, France, 2016

Other publications (exerpts, For full list, contact author) :

Three short stories in : Résonances/3, Jacques Flament éditions, collection Carré noir, La-Neuville-aux-joûtes, France, April 2021

Poems in : Dialoguer en poésie : recueil 2021, Association Dialoguer en poésie / Le 122, Lectoure, France, May 2021

L’Odalme (short story) in : Solstice d’été : nouvelles fantastiques, Éditions inusitées, Lévi, Qc., Canada, May 2021

Short story :On s’est croisés dans la rue in : Textes noirs, supplément à l’anthologie Poulpe Noir, Association Campus Miskatonic, Verdun, France, July 2021

Poems in : Pro/p(r)ose juillet 2021, numéro thémathique Je(ux), Pro/p(r)ose magazine, Metz, France, July 2021

Poems in : Galaxy, anthology of contemporary poetry, Edizioni Universum, Trento, Italy, August 2021

Poem : Jeté hors de peace and friendship, Le Courrier de la Nouvelle-Écosse, Pointe-de-l’Église, NS., Canada, August 27th 2021

AWARDS

Awards and recognition :
– Energheia Europe literary Prize 2020 Finalist, Matera (Italy) for the short story “Lucien”
– Poète en pavillon de la Société Nationale de l’Acadie, Congrès Mondial Acadien, Moncton, 2019
– Prix du public UnisTV for the short film (scenario) Le grand-père d’Ursule, 2019, Halifax.
– Prix Faites du train, Conseil Jeunesse Provincial N.-É., Halifax, 2010, received for poetry


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