Wajdi Mouawad; Photo © DR
Over the past twenty years, Wajdi Mouawad has risen to fame in Canada and internationally, acclaimed for the power of his writing and the originality of his vision as a theatre director. He is the author of an epic quartet for the stage, The Blood of Promises (Tideline, Scorched, Forests, Heavens), and two novels, Visage retrouvé and Anima, which garnered numerous prizes and distinctions. His work has been translated into more than twenty languages and his plays have been produced around the world, notably in England, Germany, Italy, Spain, Japan, Mexico, Australia and the United States. In 2016, he was named artistic director of the Théâtre
de la Colline–théâtre national in Paris.
Winner 2013 Prix Méditerranée
Winner 2013 Prix du deuxieme roman
Winner 2012 Grand Prix Thyde Monnier