The following list of authors and other professionals in the publishing industry focuses primarily on authors who have worked with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy on recent projects. 

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Trevor Alixopulos

Cartoonist and illustrator
(Updated on 10/27/2014)
Trevor Alixopulos is a California-based cartoonist and illustrator. His graphic novel The Hot Breath of War published in 2008 explores the question of war from multiple perspectives. READ MORE

Abel Lanzac

(Updated on 10/27/2014)
French author Abel Lanzac was inspired by his diplomatic career to create Quai d’Orsay with Christophe Blain. READ MORE

Atiq Rahimi

(Updated on 11/16/2012)
Born in Afghanistan in 1962, Atiq Rahimi fled to France in 1984 to escape the Soviet coup. He is now known as a writer and filmmaker of exceptional note. He has been heavily involved in Afghan cultural life since the offensive, particularly in the creation of a “Writers’ House” in Kabul. READ MORE

Agnès Desarthe

(Updated on 04/07/2016)
Agnès Desarthe was born in Paris in 1966. She has written many books for children and teenagers, as well as adult fiction. READ MORE

Antoine Volodine

(Updated on 11/02/2012)
A French novelist and translator, Jean Desvignes aka Antoine Volodine studied literature and taught Russian for 15 years before dedicating his work to writing and translating in 1987. READ MORE
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