Bénédicte allows the reader to have access to her voice’s hesitations and to the unfolding of the poems themselves, which usually achieve a surprise effect, successfully outwitting the reader’s expectations.
João Luís Barreto Guimarães
Bénédicte Houart was born in 1968 in Belgium. She has a MA in Philosophy and has worked as a university lecturer. She is currently a translator and a writer. She is also extensively involved in the theatre as an actor, singer, composer and dramatist.
Poetry books since 2000: Reconhecimento (2005), Vida: Variações (2008), Aluimentos (2009), Vida: Variações II (2011), Vida: Variações III (2016).