Raymond Guy LeBlanc

Raymond Guy LeBlanc was born in Saint-Anselme, NB in 1945 and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Université de Moncton in 1966. His first collection of poetry, Cri de terre (1972), was the first book published by Moncton’s Les Éditions d’Acadie, and is considered a foundational work of the Acadian Literary Renaissance. He is also a pioneering anthologist of contemporary Acadie, having co-edited Acadie/Expérience in 1976 with Jean-Guy Rens. Though employed at different times as a journalist, union advocate, professor, and social worker, he is best known as a poet and musician, having come to poetry through the music of his youth.

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The linked Author Page contains the poems "Land-cry," "I Am Acadian," and "Time Turns to Tenderness."