About

Jessica Tremblay  

I enjoy sharing my passion for haiku through: publishing, media interviews, and public speaking.   

Books saisons_lgsourire_lg

 Media Interviews

Video/Television

  • Clin d’œil: poésie.” ICI Colombie-Britannique / Yukon. Radio-Canada. July 19, 2016. Video.
  • Clin d’œil: poésie.” ICI Colombie-Britannique / Yukon. Radio-Canada. May 31, 2016. Video.
  • Un haïku par jour.” C’est ça la vie. Radio-Canada. February 11, 2013, 6 min. Television.cestcalavie11fevrier2013screenshot6
  • “Le Festival des Fleurs de Cerisier de Vancouver”, live phone interview with tv hosts Nadine Alcindor and Rejean Ouimet, Meteomedia, 25 March 2014 (4 min.) and April 5, 2013.
  • Le Festival des Fleurs de Cerisier de Vancouver“, Le Téléjournal de Colombie-Britannique, Radio-Canada, 8 April 2012, 2 min

Radio

Print

Web

Public Speakingjessica presents by deborah kolodji

  • 2016  “Vieil Étang: le haïku par la bande dessinée.” Festival International de Haïku Francophone, Québec. Presentation,  reading.
  • 2016  “Old Pond Comics: Ripples from the Jump.” Haiku Canada Weekend, Whitehose,Yukon. Keynote Speech.
  • 2016  “Old Pond Comics: The Frog Rush.” Haiku Canada Weekend, Whitehose, Yukon. Closing presentation.
  • 2015 “Old Pond Comics: Coasts and Islands.” Haiku Canada Weekend, Victoria, British Columbia). Presentation.
  • 2014 “Old Pond Comics: Out of the Woods.” Seabeck Haiku Retreat, Seabeck, Washington. Closing presentation.
  • 2013 “The French Haiku Revolution.” Seabeck Haiku Retreat, Seabeck, Washington. Presentation.

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    Jessica Tremblay presenting an overview of French haiku at Seabeck 2013. Photos by Kathabela Wilson

  • 2013 “Old Pond Comics featuring YOU.” Seabeck Haiku Retreat, Seabeck, Washington.Closing presentation.
  • 2013 “Old Pond Comics Goes Overboard!” Haiku North America, Long Beach, California. Closing presentation.
  • 2013 “Pecha Kucha Night at HNA.” Haiku North America, Long Beach, California. Host and presenter.
  • 2013 “Old Pond Haiku Comics.” Haiku Hot Springs, Hot Springs, Arkansas. Presentation
  • 2012 “Under the cherry tree.” Chapters bookstore, Vancouver, British Columbia. Reading.
  • 2011 “Old Pond Haiku Comics.” Vancouver Haiku Group, Vancouver, British Columbia. Presentation.
  • 2011 “Old Pond Haiku Comics.” Haiku North America, Seattle, Washington. Presentation.
  • 2009 “Old Pond Comics: Blogging about Haiku.” Montreal haiku group, Montreal, Quebec. Presentation.
  • 2008 “Haiku through the Eyes of a Child.” Haiku Quebec, Quebec city, Quebec. Presentation.
  • 2006 “Selected Haiku.” Marché francophone de la poésie, Montréal, Quebec. Reading
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Jessica Tremblay presenting an overview of French haiku at Seabeck 2013. Photos by Kathabela Wilson

Exhibition Work (haiku in public places)

  • 2016 Words. Northern Front Studio Gallery, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
  • 2016 VanDusen Botanical Garden (garden), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • 2015 Casa de Cultura de Azcapotzalco (cultural centre), Mexico City, Mexico.
  • 2015 VanDusen Botanical Garden (garden), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • 2013 Musee National des Beaux-Arts du Quebec (museum), Quebec city, Quebec, Canada
  • 2012 Grande Bibliotheque (library), Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • 2011 Haiku Inspirations. Federation of Canadian Artists gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    Haiku Rock with VCBF Haiku

    Haiku Rock at Van Dusen Botanical Garden with haiku by Jessica Tremblay and winners of the VCBF Haiku Invitational.

  • 2011 Centre du Jardin Deux-Montagnes (garden), Deux-Montagnes, Quebec, Canada
  • 2011 Historic Liberty Theatre (theatre), Bend, Oregon, Unites States
  • 2011 Seattle Conference Centre, Seattle, Washington, United States
  • 2009 Vancouver transit (buses and skytrains), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • 2008 Festival francophone du haiku (sidewalk), Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • 2008 VanDusen Botanical Garden (garden), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • 2007 Métro de Montréal (metro stations and trains), Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • 2006 Marché de la Poésie (sidewalk) Montreal, Quebec, Canada stenciledsmall

Commissions (cartoons)haikualecole

  • Descôteaux, Diane. Sous l’influence: haikus. Ottawa: les Éditions des petits nuages, 2014. Print.
  • Haiku Canada. Haiku Canada Members’ Anthology 2014. Print.
  • Asunsolo, isabel. Le haïku en herbe. Beauvais: Editions l’iroli, 2012. Print.

Selected Magazines (cartoons)

  • Geist, No. 100, Spring 2016
  • ricepaper magazine, Summer 2015
  • Haidan, Tokyo: Hon’ami Shoten, January 2016-
  • The Bulletin: a journal of Japanese Canadian Community, History & Culture. Vancouver: Greater Vancouver Japanese Canadian Citizens Association, April 2013-
  • Gong: revue francophone du haiku, Association Française de Haïku (France), 2007-
  • Arcade, Frogpond, Gong, Haiku Canada Review, bottlerocket, Magnapoets

 

Anthologies

  • Anthologie du tanka francophone. Laval: Editions du Tanka Francophone, 2010. Print.
  • Montreal: a haiku anthology. Pointe-Claire: King’s Road Press, 2010. Print.
  • La lune dans les cheveux. Beauvais: Editions l’iroli, 2010. Print.
  • Adrénaline. Gatineau: Editions Vents d’Ouest, 2009. Print.
  • Where the Wind Turns: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku. Winchester, VA: Red Moon Press, 2009. Print.
  • Carpe Diem: Canadian Haiku Anthology. Ottawa: Editions David, 2008. Print.
  • Pixels. Gatineau: Editions Vents d’Ouest, 2008. Print.
  • La rumeur du coffre à jouets. Beauvais: Editions l’iroli, 2008. Print.
  • One thousand cranes. Romania: Société de Haiku de Roumanie, 2008. Print.
  • Regards de femmes. Lyon/Montréal : Editions de l’Association Française du Haïku/ Adage, 2008. Print.
  • Dix vues du haïku. Lyon : Editions de l’AFH, 2007. Print.
  • L’érotique: poème court/haïku. Bruxelles: Editions biliki, 2006. Print.
  • Dire la flore. Ottawa: Editions David, 2004. Print.
  • Dire la faune. Ottawa: Editions David, 2003. Print.
  • Poèmes du lendemain: Trois. Trois-Rivières: Ecrits des Forges, 1994. Print.

Scholarships, Grants and Awards

  • 2014  Project Assistance for Creative Writers, British Columbia Arts Council, July 1-October 31, 2015
  • 2014  Professional Development Assistance, British Columbia Arts Council, June 6-20, 2015
  • 2013  Grant for Professional Writers, Exploratory Writing, Canada Council for the Arts, January 1, 2014-June 30, 2015

Awards

  • Fuji-San Haiku Contest, Japan (2012)
  • Kusamakura Award, haiku, Japan (2009)
  • International Haiku Award, haiku, Romania (2009)
  • Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational (2008 Best BC poem)VCBF 2008 HI bus signMainichi International Haiku Contest, Japan (2007)
  • poetry in transit, Concours Et si j’étais poète?  , Montreal (2007), finalist
  • Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational (2008 Best BC poem, 2006 honorable mention)
  • Damase-Potvin Litterary Award, short story, LaBaie (1996)
  • Concours de haikus et senryu (Association francaise de haiku), France, 2005


Professional Affiliations

  • Association française du haïku (Lyon)
  • Association pour la promotion du haiku (France)
  • Haïku Canada (Toronto)
  • Vancouver Haiku Group

 

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