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. 


Edward Gauvin

Translator and writer
(Updated on 10/27/2014)
Edward Gauvin is a prolific and acclaimed translator, among others of graphic novels. He is also an author and contributing editor for Francophone comics at Words Without Borders, and writes a regular column on the Francophone fantastic at Weird Fiction Review. READ MORE

Pierre Guyotat

(Updated on 11/02/2012)
Born in 1940, Pierre Guyotat is probably one the most controversial but recognized novelists of the later 20th century. Since Tomb for 500,000 Soldiers (Gallimard, 1965), which blends war scenes and sexual obsessions of a soldier during the Algerian War, his books became the subject of various polemics. READ MORE
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