some necklaces are collars
some women are bitches
certain men, rabid dogs
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.
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)