Croisée des mots - Jean Mohsen Fahmy

Jean Mohsen Fahmy
In French only
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
5 pm to 7 pm

The Ottawa Public Library and the Association des auteures et auteurs de l'Ontario français, in partnership with Library and Archives Canada and La Nouvelle Scène, are pleased to announce the launch of Croisée des mots [Where Words Meet], a series of monthly readings by Francophone Canadian authors that takes place during happy hour (5 à 7).

Come and meet writer Jean Mohsen Fahmy. Born in 1942 in Cairo, Egypt, Mr. Fahmy now lives in Orléans, Ontario. He studied literature and linguistics in Egypt and Montréal, obtaining a PhD. He has had a long and fascinating career; his varied employment always focused on oral and written communication.

Mr. Fahmy is the author of many essays, stories and novels. His most recent work, La sultane dévoilée, is published by Éditions David. His novels have been loved by the public and acclaimed by critics, and have earned many honours, including the Trillium Book Award, Le Droit's literary award and the Ottawa Book Award.

La Nouvelle Scène
333 King Edward Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario
Seating is limited, so please register.
Ottawa Public Library, Association des auteures et auteurs de l'Ontario français, La nouvelle scène, Library and Archives Canada  

This series was made possible through the support of the following organizations: the Ontario Arts Council, the Canada Council for the Arts, the City of Ottawa and Canadian Heritage.

City of Ottawa, Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, Government of Canada  
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