2013 Speaker's list
Georgette LeBlanc is a multidisciplinary artist from Baie Sainte-Marie in Nova Scotia. Her creative process gives voice to the oral tradition and cultural memory, and foregrounds characters generally ignored by the official narrative. Since 2006, she has been working on a cycle of writing about Acadie, the diasporic land she has inherited.
She has worked as a professor of literature and creative writing as well as taking part in numerous book fairs, festivals and public readings in Canada and abroad.
Since 2012, she has dedicated herself completely to her creative work.