Marie-Claire Blais

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Birthday
5, 1939
Birthplace
Quebec City, Canada
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
5, 1939 (age 79)
Birthplace
Quebec City, Canada

About

A Canadian author of plays, poetry, short fiction, and nearly two dozen novels, she is best known for her debut novel, La Belle Bête. Her works often contain pointed social commentary.

Before Fame

After attending a convent school, she continued her education at Quebec's Universite Laval.

Trivia

She was a recipient of both the Prix France-Canada and the Governor General's Literary Award.

Family Life

She spent many decades with her partner Mary Meigs.

Associated With

She and Ginette Reno were both natives of Quebec.