José-Flore Tappy


José-Flore Tappy, born in Lausanne in 1954, is a Swiss poet. She has written several volumes of poetry that have drawn increasing critical attention to her work. Her first collection, Errer mortelle, won the Ramuz Prize in 1983. Hangars (2006) won the Schiller prize for the best Swiss poetry collection of the year 2006. Because of the quality of her short, fragmentary poems, Philippe Jaccottet included her as the youngest poet in his bilingual anthology, Die Lyrik der Romandie (2008).