- 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.
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.