Via Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Jean-Euphèle Milcé is a writer. He currently lives in Haiti and directs the PEN Haiti House of Literature. His 2004 novel Alphabet Nights won the Prix Georges Nicole in Switzerland and was a finalist for the Prince Pierre Literary Prize, among others.
Milcé was born in Gonaïves, Haiti. He studied Applied Linguistics and Information Management at the State University of Haiti and the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. He served as Director of the National Library of Haiti from 1996 to 2000 and as the Director of the Intercultural Library of Fribourg, Switzerland, from 2004 to 2006. He also collaborates with the Department of Manuscripts and the Central Library of the University of Lausanne.