• Events
Apr 22
Christophe Boltanski at Chapman University Beckman Hall at Chapman University University Dr, Orange, CA 92866
Apr 15
Dominique Kalifa Albertine Books, 972 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10075
Apr 23
A Man and a Woman Embassy of France - La Maison Française 4101 Reservoir Road, NW - Washington, DC

Authors on Tour

The Book Department of the French Embassy in New York collaborates with universities, libraries, bookstores, publishing houses, and other venues across the United States to organize events with visiting authors. If you would like to plan an event with one of our visiting authors, please review the APPLICATION PROCEDURES. For current and upcoming authors please visit the following page. To suggest an author please visit this page.

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  • Marc Boutavant
    PROGRAM FULL | MAR 7-17, 2019
    Marc Boutavant is a comic artist, illustrator, and the author of the forthcoming Dumpster Dog (Enchanted Lion, translated by Allison Charette). 
  • Florent Ruppert
    MAR 31-APR 7, 2019
    Florent Ruppert is a French artist and scriptwriter and illustrator of the forthcoming The Perineum Technique. 
  • Delphine Minoui
    APR, 2019
    Delphine Minoui is a journalist and author of I'm Writing You from Tehran to  be published on April 2, 2019 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (translation by Emma Ramadan). 
  • Dominique Kalifa
    APR 13-27, 2019
    Dominique Kalifa is a historian and the author of Vice, Crime, and Poverty: How the Western Imagination Invented the Underworld, forthcoming in spring 2019 from Columbia University
  • Patrick Boucheron
    APR 23-MAY 7, 2019
    Patrick Boucheron is a historian and editor of France in the World: A New Global History, coming soon in English translation from Other Press. 
  • Laurent Gaudé
    MAY 2-9, 2019
    Laurent Gaudé is a novelist, playwright, and winner of numerous literary awards, including the Prix Goncourt, and author of the novel Hear Our Defeats, translated by Alison Anderso
  • Yannick Haenel
    SEPT-OCT, 2019
    Yannick Haenel's most recent novel, Tiens ferme ta couronne (Prix Médicis in 2017) will be published by The Other Press in spring 2019.
  • Jacques Sémelin
    SEP-OCT, 2019
    Jacques Sémelin is a historian, political scientist and author of The Survival of the Jews in France, 1940-1944, translated by Cynthia Schoch and Natasha Lehrer and published by Ox
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