12th Litterary Festival “Par Monts et par Mots”

Saint-Jans-Cappel ·

03.06.10 → 06.06.10

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Marguerite Yourcenar’s election to the Académie française, the 12th Par Monts et Par Mots Literary Festival celebrates female writers by inviting around thirty writers and numerous artists for literary meetings at the Villa and in the Marguerite Yourcenar park.
Amélie Nothomb, Annie Ernaux, Gisèle Halimi, Laure Adler, Régine Deforges, Michèle Lesbre, Silvia Baron Supervielle, Florence Noiville, Pascale Fonteneau,… On the entertainment side: Marie-Christine Barrault, Dominique Constanza, from the Comédie française and Dominique Blanc lend their voices to the texts of Flaubert, Marguerite Yourcenar and Annie Ernaux.

Artistic direction : Achmy Halley, Director of the Villa départementale Marguerite Yourcenar


Villa Marguerite Yourcenar
2266, route du Parc
59270 Saint-Jans-Cappel



Martial Hobeniche
Caroline Comte
+33 1 42 33 93 18


Dossier de presse (pdf, in French only)
Programme (pdf, in French only)