• Gatineau / Aylmer: exhibition in the streets of Aylmer of poem within the project Ceci n’est pas une pub.

  • Gatineau: invited for panel discussion and reading at L’Heure du Thé, La Filature.
  • Gatineau: invited as member of a panel discussion and reading at “‘Lichtungen: la poésie de l’Outaouais voyage”, Salon du livre de l’Outaouais (SLO).


  • Montreal: participated in the podcasts Poésie Go ! Allemagne at the Festival de la Poésie de Montréal (FPM) and a reading and discussion on creation and translation at the opening of the 22nd edition of the FPM.
  • Quebec City: invited to participate in the project Ceci n’est pas une pub within the festival “Québec en toutes lettres”.


  •  Gatineau: invited to create and perform a “call-and-response poem” during Radio-Canada’s program Les Malins at the SLO.
  • North Hero, Vermont: “Water, Sacred Water”, art work by artist Janet Fredericks and poet Guy Jean, Green TARA Space.
  • Gatineau: invited to participate in “La poésie prend la rue au coeur de la ville”.

  • Gatineau: installation of an excerpt from Et l’eau répondit… within the project Ligne du temps at the Pavillon du Parc des cèdres.


  • Gatineau: participated in the exhibition De mots et d’images: artist book created in collaboration with Marie-France Thibault. Bouquinart.
  • Gatineau: invited by PEN Québec to Livres comme l’air as writer paired with Wu Gan, detained in prison in China. SLO.
  • Gatineau: invited by the SLO to participate in Guy Jean, passeur, Territoires poétiques and Les publications sur l’art ont-elles un avenir au Québec?.
  • Podcast Tessellles-épisode 1, Transmettre, l’âme des poètes, Guy Jean and Mélanie Rivet.
  • Gatineau: reading at the Soirée de poésie de Gatineau Ville Lecture, Bouquinart.
  • Ottawa: participated in collective publication and reading: Poèmes de la Cité 2019 – nos lieux nos pas.
  • Gatineau: Concert Jazz-Poésie with Guy Jean, poet and the jazz trio, Garry Elliott on guitar, Normand Glaude on bass and harmonica and André Massicotte on trumpet, at Zibi.


  • Ottawa: installed into VERSeOttawa’s Hall of Fame.
  • Culturiades Outaouais: awarded the Prix Hommage de la Ville de Gatinau.
  • Rutland, Vermont: Let the river have its way: paintings and installations by Janet Fredericks and poet Guy Jean, the 77 Gallery.
  • Briey, France: Satellite 19 with Emilie Skrijelj & Denis Jaro Sinski, texts of Guy Jean, Henri Michaux and Bertold Brecht, Association La Première Rue, Cité Radieuse Le Corbusier.

2017 :

  • Ottawa : reading at Ville Lauréate City with Canadian laureate poets.

  • Gatineau : Soirée Jazz-Poésie with Guy Jean within the Jazz Jazz Jazz festival.

  • Gatineau (Le Troquet) and Montréal (Maison des écrivains) : meeting with Edmond Baudoin (Paris) and Guy Jean on their creative collaboration for « L’obscurité a neigé ».

  • Wakefield La Pêche : host for panel at the Festival des écrivains.

  • Gatineau : participant in Didascalie, a multidisciplinary project of architectural projections on Laval street.

  • Gatineau Park : reading at Sons d’automne (2nd edition) at the Mackenzie King Estate.

  • Gatineau : host and reader at « Coureurs des mots », within the celebrations of Canada’s 150th with Acadian, Franco-Ontarian and Outaouais poets.

  • Special guest at the reading Gatineau Ville Lecture.

  • Ottawa : invited at VerseFest,.

2016 :

  • Gatineau Park : reading at Sons d’automne at the Mackenzie King Estate.

  • Gatineau : invited by the City Council to represent Gatineau poets on the occasion of Poetry Month.

2015 :

  • Named Le Droit / Radio Canada’s « personnalité de la semaine », June 15.

  • Gatineau: exhibition La toponymie au coeur de l’identité gatinoise, Coups de coeur toponymiques de personnalités gatinoises / Guy Jean: La Basoche et Ruisseau de la Brasserie.

  • Gatineau: verses from Et l’eau répondit.. installed in permanent exhibition L’Auberge Symmes: fenêtres sur l’Outaouais.
  • Granted the Prix Hommage aux bâtisseurs at the Gala de reconnaissance des auteurs de l’Outaouais.


  • Release of Mourning Ploughs the Winter, translation Katie Farris and Ilya Kaminsky, Marick Press. Wakefield Municipal Library, La Pêche, Explore the World of Guy Jean.
  • University of Ottawa: participated in Les Rendez-vous poétiques: a reading, Là d’où je viens DARLING! and a panel, Poésie et matières.
  • Gatineau: reading Poésies électroacoustiques (3) with Éric Charlebois and André Préfontaine.
  • Gatineau: poetry and cello, Guy Jean and André Préfontaine, Rencontres du patrimoine.


  • Habay, Belgium: author’s residency at the Château du Pont d’Oye, August 5th to 23rd
  • Gatineau: guest poet for reading at the mayor’s and counsellors’ swearing in ceremony.


  • Paris : reading at the « Club des poètes » and release of Ma demeure brûle at the « Marché de la poésie»;
  • Montreal : invited for a reading at the literary and visual event Yoigoshi within the « Festival Montréal en lumière ».
  • Quebec City: reading at « Les vendredis de la poésie du TAP ».



  • Belgium: invited guest for literary activities within the Province of Luxemburg and participant at the Brussels International Book Fair.
  • Paris: release of En partance and On danse à Odessa at the « Marché de la poésie »
  • Trois-Rivières : invited at the International Poetry Festival.

Image: Even_trois-rivières


  • Gatineau: performance at the annual conference of the Association des médecins psychiatres du Québec.
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  • Shiraz, Iran, reading at the Hafez mausoleum on invitation by Fars Province.
  • Kashan, Iran: reading and meeting with Iranian poets at cultural centre.
  • Tehran, Iran: special guest at the Iranian Literature Foundation’s 6th Poetry Narration.

Image: Even_teheran



  •  Exhibition Et l’eau répondit… And water answered… by Janet Fredericks and Guy Jean, galerie Montcalm, Gatineau (May 4th to June 11th); T.W. Wood Gallery & Arts Center, Montpellier, Vermont (August 15th to September 24th); Exhibition Speaking with Water, Andover Hall, Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge Mass. (February 1st to 18th, 2007)