Max Jeanne’s new collection of short stories Coups de soleil (Editions Nestor, 2012) has just been published.
Max Jeanne was born in Gosier (Guadeloupe). A professor of literature, poet, storyteller, short-story writer and novelist, Jeanne actively participates in associations and literary life on his island as well as in international colloquia. He is also the author of the novels La chasse au racoon, roman guadeloupéen (Paris: Karthala, 1980); Jivaros (Paris: L’Harmattan, 1993), Tourbillon partenaire (chronique des jours-Soufrière) (Paris: L’Harmattan, 2000), and Brisants (Montréal: Mémoire d’encrier, 2007). His collections of short story books include L’aveugle et le cerf-volant (Guadeloupe: Ibis Rouge, 1998) and Un taxi pour Miss Butterfly (Paris: L’Harmattan, 2003).
For more on the author, seehttp://www.lehman.cuny.edu/ile.en.ile/paroles/jeanne.html and http://www.ibisrouge.fr/auteur.php?id=56