Wednesday, November 16, 2022


Tontongi (aka Eddy Toussaint) was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and has been in the USA since 1976 following a two-year sojourn in France. 

Poet, critic and essayist Tontongi writes in Haitian Creole, French and English and has published, among others, the poetry books Cri de Rêve, (French, Haitian,1986), The Dream of Being (English, 1992); and a sociolinguistic essay, Critique de la francophonie haïtienne (French, Haitian, 2008). The author is currently finalizing his major work on "reverse anthropology" : Le Regard de l'Autre (The Gaze of the Other). 

Tontongi lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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