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REMI VILLEMURE

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Rémi Villemure is the young author behind “Les contes d’Hochelag”. Recorded and published in audio form between 2019 and 2020, borrowed from the balconies, alleys and clotheslines of the Hochelaga district, the tales have been listened to nearly 150,000 times to date. With his text “Stay standing up”, Rémi Villemure won a participation in the prestigious Young Writer Prize. Francophonie Sans Frontières also highlighted the entire project in the spring of 2020. Recipient of the Louise-Spickler grant in 2019, elected on the preliminary list of the Radio-Canada Poetry Prize in 2020, Rémi Villemure offers the podcast "A street in your ears”, available on all platforms, and had fifteen of his poems published on the sidewalks and windows of Saint-Denis Street in September 2021. Sensitive to questions surrounding Quebec identity, Rémi Villemure is also a contributor to QUB Radio, Radio VM and the Revue de l'Action Nationale. He regularly publishes open letters in major daily newspapers in Quebec.

Production

'' The Tales of Hochelag ''

Born of a difficult writing challenge, les Contes d’Hochelag are 17 relatively short stories written, recorded and edited in some 25 weeks. First broadcast on Facebook, they have been viewed nearly 150,000 times and are now available on all streaming platforms.

Download or listen to "les Contes d’Hochelag":

Read his articles: Press | Montreal Journal | Metro Newspaper

Awards
  • Louise-Spickler Excellence Scholarship, Fondation de l’INIS (September 2019):
    The excellence scholarships are awarded to students who have shown themselves to be outstanding throughout their studies.
  • Shortlist for the Prix Jeune Écrivain 2020:
    The story submitted, “Le château de canettes” is one of the 30 stories shortlisted for the prize out of the 539 stories initially submitted.

Contact : Lucie Rozon
lucie@agentsdoubles.ca