Nicole Brossard

Nicole Brossard is one of the world's greatest writers and the most influential Canadian novelist of her generation. An innovative poet,
stylist, essayist and feminist, she's the author of the poetry collections Daydream Mechanics, Lovhers, Typhon Dru, Installments,
Musee de l'os et de l'eau
; and the novels Picture Theory and Mauve Desert, and the nonfiction essay The Aerial Letter. She lives in
Montreal (Quebec) and she has won the Governor General's award twice for her poetry (1974, 1984) and Le Grand Prix de Poesie de la
Foundation les Forges in 1989 and in 1991. Early 2000 should bring the publication of "Installments," translated by Erin Mouré and
Robert Mejtels. Brossard hasn't been to San Francisco in fifteen years, since the epochal "Women and Words" conference at San
Francisco State, and since then she has only grown more goddess-like and divine.
May 8, 2000