Marie de Quatrebarbes

France


"We say things so that they would fall on open ears. We don’t need no messenger."

Marie de Quatrebarbes

Marie de Quatrebarbes is a French poet born in 1984. Her first books – Les pères fouettards me hantent toujours (2012) and La vie moins une minute (2014) – have been published by Lanskine Press. Her poetic approach mixes an autobiographical dimension with a reflection on narrative dissociation and language registers. Her first books work as diffracted stories, consisting of fragments that are constantly interrupted by pieces of orality, speech, inaccurate citations that raise doubt about the origin of the relationship to language.
She co-founded the journals series z : and La tête et les cornes (dedicated to poetry and translation) and ran in 2016 the reissue of the poetic work of Michel Couturier. She also participates in the editorial board of journal remue.net, in the which she has created a dossier dedicated to contemporary Scandinavian poetry.

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