Original paintings, drawings and chapbooks

Each chapbook is written: seven in English, two poetry books in French, two books of short fiction in French ( an author's translation of A lovely apartment and of The Gigantic bowl)  and  a bilingual book (French-English edition loosely translated and more as a play on character in each language now SOLD OUT).    Le fleuve sans bouche: poésie de longue haleine is French poetry so in French only. 

Le fleuve sans bouche: poésie de longue haleine (French poetry)
The Thorn Bush (youth story) 
The Gigantic bowl (science fiction/fantasy youth story)
Le bol gigantesque (littérature jeunesse/ science fiction)
Poem to a New Zealander and other stories for cronies (three short stories)
A lovely apartment (short fiction) 
Un charmant appartement ( nouvelle / French fiction)
The flowers floating in your bloodstream (2010-2019 poetry writings) 
Planet Yland (science fiction/fantasy),
A book of musings - I talk because I can (poetry)
Un livre songeur - Je parle car j'ai le mot (French poetry)  

I hope you partake and gulp the words down with a tea or a beer, one  sunset evening in your part of the world.

Each chapbook contains reproductions of my artwork except in The Gigantic bowl (French and English versions), Le fleuve sans bouche and A lovely apartment. There are  four colour work reproductions  in Poem to a New Zealander, one colour illustration on the cover of The Flowers floating in your bloodstream, four photoshopped reproductions of artwork in colours  in The Thorn Bush, two colour  work reproductions in Planet Yland  and  11 colour illustrations in La Salle de Lecture/The Ready Room**.   There are 5 illustrations in both versions of A book of musings (poetry).  All the art work is by Lilou Volage except the original pictures on The Gigantic bowl, Le bol gigantesque and Le fleuve of the crow bird, the red squirrel and the blue heron bird  by my hubby (which were however artistically altered and photoshopped by Lilou).

*The chapbooks pictured on this site are earlier versions of this edition. The final look of the cover of the books you ask me to send home to you may differ.
**The Ready Room/La Salle de Lecture is SOLD OUT.

*All books are PRINT ON DEMAND except The flowers floating in your bloodstream (poetry from 2010-2019)


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