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Lyse Champagne

Photo: Alan Dean Photography 2016

Lyse Champagne has just published The Light That Remains, a collection of short stories set in Turkey, Ukraine, China, France, Cambodia and Rwanda.  The book chronicles the lives of six families before History overtakes them, snaps a picture before the film runs out.

Lyse writes in English and in French.  Her stories have appeared in Antigonish Review, Descant, The New Quarterly, Room of One's Own, Wascana Review, and Windsor Review.  Her memoir of growing up French in Ontario, Double Vision: Reflections of a Bicultural Canadian was published by Key Porter Books and her play Chicane de Famille won the David Smith Playwriting Prize.  She lives in Ottawa with her family.

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The Light That Remains. Great Plains Publications, 2016
Double Vision: Reflections of a Bicultural Canadian. Key Porter Books, 1990


David Smith Playwriting Prize, 1997
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