Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Self-Identification: I am fransaskoise. That means that I am a French-Canadian with French as a first language living in Saskatchewan in a minority language situation.
Madeleine is a bilingual award-winning playwright and novelist. Her plays have been almost exclusively been produced in French. Her novel (My Father’s Voice/La voix de mon père) was published in a bilingual format as well as La maculé/sTain, a play produced in 2011 and awarded the Saskatchewan and Area Theatre Award for Playwriting. It also was selected into the Women Playwrights International Conference 2012 in Stockholm. Madeleine participated three times in the Spring Festival of New Plays hosted by the Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre. Her latest project was Creative Director of the French audio book version of Halfbreed by Maria Campbell.