Writer, painter and scholar, Stéphane Martelly was born in Port-au-Prince and now lives in Montreal. Through a profoundly transdisciplinary approach, she confronts theory, critical reflection and art in her work. She has published poetry and children’s tales, and her pictorial works are showcased in the digital art book Folie passée à la chaux vive (Publie.net, 2010). Her most recent publications are La Maman qui s’absentait (Vents d’Ailleurs, 2011), Inventaires (Triptyque, 2016) and L’enfant gazelle (Remue-Ménage, 2018), recently translated to English under the title Little Girl Gazelle (Linda Leith Editors, 2020). In 2018 – 2019, she was the Main Coordinator for the Centre of Oral History and Digital Storytelling and remains a Core Member of this important institution today. As Professor in creative writing and research-creation at the Literature department of Université de Sherbrooke, her continuing interest remains the possibility and limits of creation and interpretation.