Doctor, poet, writer, journalist and novelist. PhD in comparative literature at the Sorbonne University -1986. Writes in both French and Haitian creole. Trained in literature and journalism. Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, University of Bern. His works are translated into several languages including Spanish, Italian, German, Danish, English and Serbo-Croate. Known for Le Songe d’une photo d’enfance, short stories. His works include and are not limited to: L’Autre Face de la mer. Paris: Stock, 1998. Le crayon du bon Dieu n’a pas de gomme – 1996. Paris: Le Serpent à Plumes – 1993. Evangile pour les miens. Port-au-Prince: Choucoune – 1982.