Robert Soulières fonds. - 1979-1989. - 36 cm of textual record.
Robert Soulières was born in Montreal, Quebec in 1950. He studied at Notre-Dame and Saint-Ignace colleges, then obtained a B.A. in education from the Université du Québec à Montréal (1972). He worked in the educational field for twelve years. He contributed to a range of periodicals and managed the journal, Lurelu, for seven years. He also headed Éditions Pierre Tisseyre (1987-1996), where he created a number of collections of novels and albums for young people. Later, he founded Soulières Éditeur. His stories and novels for young people have received numerous awards: Le Visiteur du soir (1980) won ASTED's Alvine-Belisle Prize; Casse-tête chinois (1985) earned a Governor General's Literary Award; and, Un Cadavre de classe (1997) won the Mr. Christie's Book Award for best French book for ages 12 to 16. He has also been a literary columnist for radio and for Lurelu.
The fonds consists of manuscripts of his works Le Visiteur du soir (1980), Casse-tête chinois (1985), Le Baiser maléfique (1985), La Nuit blanche de Mathieu (1988) and Ciel d'Afrique et pattes de gazelle (1990).
Immediate Source of Acquisition: acquired from the author in 1991. [1991-09]
Language: material in the fonds is in French.
Finding Aid: finding aid available.