[IN]Writing – Vagabondage

Date(s) - 09/02/2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

M L Bhartia Auditorium, Alliance Francaise de Delhi


Alliance Française de Delhi in collaboration with the Embassy of France in India along with French Institute

invite you to

[IN] Writing session on


with Mr LP Dalembert, poet & writer from Haïti, shortlisted for the Goncourt Prize 2021 in conversation with Ms Arunima Mazumdar, Independent writer & literary critic.

Date Wednesday, 9th March 2022
Time 7:00 PM
Venue M.L Bhartia Auditorium,
72, KK Birla Lane, Lodi Estate, New Delhi -03

Kindly Note: Limited seats available. First-come first-serve basis. COVID-19 measures to be followed strictly.

For more information, kindly send your query to [email protected]

About Louis-Philippe Dalembert

Mr Dalembert is a Haitian poet and novelist, who writes in both French and Haitian creole.  His works have been translated into several languages.  He now divides his home between Paris and Port-au-Prince. He has received several prizes and awards for his work, among them, a residency at the Villa Medicis in Rome, the Grand Prix de la langue française, Polish and Swiss Goncourt Choice 2019, Goncourt des lycéens shortlist for The Mediterranean Wall and the Prix Orange du  livre 2017, Grand Prix du roman de l’Académie française shortlist and Prix Médicis short list for his novel, Avant que les ombres s’effacent.  He is also known to be an avid soccer fan.

Since his student’s life, he has traveled widely as a teacher and visiting poet, and has taught briefly at the University of Wisconsin, the Freie Universität (Berlin) and the University of Bern and currently holds the Writer-in-Residence Chair at Sciences Po Paris.

His poetry has been published in several major literary journals in the US, and Dalembert was a contributor to the recently released anthology And We Came Out and Saw the Stars Again:  Writers from Around the World on the COVID-19 Epidemic.