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J.R. Léveillé

Born in Winnipeg, Canada, J. Roger Léveillé has published over thirty books (novels, poetry, essays) in Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and in France.  He has a master's degree in French literature and  worked as a journalist and producer at Radio-Canada, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, until 2006. Léveillé has directed portraits of authors for television, as well as special issues of literary journals, and he is invited as a guest speaker at many national and international meetings. He was the long-time director of the book publisher Les Éditions du Blé and he served as secretary of the Winnipeg International Writers Festival. His work has garnered numerous recognitions, foremost Manitoba's Arts Award of Distinction. In 2009, he was writer and lecturer in residence at the Université de Rennes, France.

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