Original paintings, drawings and chapbooks in French and in English

To see a short bio of Lilou Volage dite Sage and learn about the books available, READ ON my Friend: read on.

Lilou Volage dite Sage (writer and artist)I have an inactive website for some of my 2016 work at
https://paintingthewaltzingsnow-blog.tumblr.com/   I am active on Facebook as Lilou Sage, writer and artist, since 2018.

 Publications in Poetry journals-
‘The Sunday market’, ‘The Brick’ and ‘ Careless whispers’ in The F Word, Vol. II November 2014, Montréal, Qc (McGill University)
‘The Ape-Woman’ in NOD Magazine, October 2014 , Calgary, AB Canada
Vallum Poetry magazine Twitter Haiku contest winner 2012

Publications in online journals-

Poème Sale 2013-07-30 (see anouk ferland) and, 
Poème Sale 2014-03-20 (see anouk ferland lavigne)

I also have been publishing since April 2015 small limited edition chapbooks in French, English and in translation:The Flowers (floating) in your bloodstream (1st (2015)and 2nd edition (2018) and upcoming 3rd version*) The Ready Room and La Salle de Lecture (on sale on Etsy in 2015, 2016. In 2018, for sale as a bilingual book with 11 artwork reproductions by Lilou)Le Bestiaire d’une enfance (2016-en collaboration avec Mivil Deschênes (illustrations))The 3rd French version of The flowers is available as of Valentine's day 2024. The French translation, Les fleurs dans tes veines,  is still available as the 2024 edition, 3rd edition in french, in print for 20$. It is a nice read I was told and a pretty artefact to own and to get in the mail. Who doesn't love getting mail??

Art Exhibits and contests-
Finalist for ROOM poetry magazine cover (2018)-
The NWA Gallery, New Westminster, BC February and March 2019-
The Network Hub, Qay, New Westminster, British ColumbiaDecember 7th 2018- February 2019 

Personal and professional websites
-http:// paintingthewaltzingsnow-blog.tumblr.com (for art and poetic prose) (2016) 
-Twitter: @streakingbeat (for environmental and animal rights activism) (2012-2024)
-Facebook: facebook.com/lilou.volage (since 2018) (mostly artwork and blog)


The chapbooks have all been written from 2010 to 2024. The oldest are A lovely apartment (2012), The thorn bush (2010) , Planet Yland (The New Planet) (2015) and The gigantic bowl (2015).The recent French translation of Planet Yland into La planète Yland and The Gigantic bowl into Le bol gigantesque (DIGITAL) as well as A lovely apartment into Un charmant appartement are all dated 2019. The follow up to the English and French Book One of Planet Yland was written in 2020: three books in French which were translated to English in 2020 (oct and nov) and made available in English as a single collection of four books in one The new planet IN A DIGITAL EDITION.

In 2018, The flowers floating in your bloodstream was printed and made available on etsy. A French translation by the author in September and October 2019 called Les fleurs dans tes veines that counts only 23 selected poems which represent 10 years of work in their final collected state in French was available in 2020. .In 2016, Autobiography of a Holiday (2012-2016) was put up for sale on this shop. In 2020, I reprinted copies of it and translated it into French as Autobiographie des vacances the same year. You cannot get the English (original)  nor French versions nowadays as they are sold out.

The roses of Solift (digital only) was written in January 2021.
Tobacco Baby's Erotica was produced in January 2021.

Family fiction and travel tales were written and made available in 2022 (pdf) on this website and in print in 2023 and 2024.

Many more short 3-4 pages stories, mostly children lit, have been written in 2023 and 2024. 

Everything - the artwork drawings, photos and paintings and writings on this site and on etsy.com are copyrighted to the author artist of all work on this blog and on the shop ( Anouk Ferland-Lavigne and BJG)

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