Herménégilde Chiasson

Acadian poet and playwright Former Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick

Herménégilde Chiasson

Herménégilde Chiasson
Acadian poet and playwright Former Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick

Born in 1946, Herménégilde Chiasson has received a MFA degree from the State University of New York and a PhD in esthetics from the Sorbonne University in Paris.  He has published more than 25 books, written 30 plays, directed more than 15 films and exhibited his work in close to 150 solo and group shows. From 2003 to 2009, he was Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick.