Born in Haiti in 1994, Jean D’Amérique is a prize-winning poet, playwright, and novelist. He splits his time between Paris, Brussels, and Port-au-Prince. He has published several collections of poetry: Petite fleur du ghetto (Atelier Jeudi Soir), Nul chemin dans la peau que saignante étreinte (Cheyne), Atelier du silence (Cheyne); and Rhapsodie rouge (Cheyne). Author of several plays, he has received the Prix Jean-Jacques Lerrant des Journées de Lyon des Auteurs de Théâtre for "Cathédrale des cochons" (éditions Théâtrales) and the 2021 Prix RFI Théâtre for "Opéra poussière." His first novel, Soleil à coudre, recipient of the SGDL Prix Dubreuil for a first novel, is out now from Actes Sud.