Andrée Chedid

French poet and novelist of Lebanese descent (1920-2011)

1920   -   2011


country of citizenship: France, Lebanon, Egypt
native language: French
languages spoken, written or signed: French
educated at: The American University in Cairo
occupation: poet, writer, novelist, feminist, short story writer, playwright
award received: Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour, Prix Goncourt de la Poésie, Prix Goncourt of novel, Louis Guilloux Prize, Grand prix de poésie de la SGDL, prix Pierre de Régnier

Andrée Chedid (Arabic: أندريه شديد‎) (20 March 1920 – 6 February 2011), born Andrée Saab Khoury, was an Egyptian-French poet and novelist of Syrian/Lebanese descent. She is the recipient of numerous literary awards and was made a Grand Officer of the French Legion of Honour in 2009.
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