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. 


Jim Higgins

(Updated on 10/30/2014)
Jim Higgins is an American comics editor, consultant, writer and teacher. READ MORE


(Updated on 10/27/2014)
Ever since his first foray into the world of graphic novels in 2005 with Il faut tuer José Bové, a scathing satire of alter-globalization activists, Jul has become a huge figure in both newspaper based op-ed comics and graphic novels. His pseudo-prehistoric series Silex and the City, which follows the adventures of the Dotcom family, was adapted into a television series and has been broadcast on Arte since september 2012. READ MORE

John Pham

(Updated on 10/27/2014)
John Pham is a comic creator born in Saigon and raised in the United States.

Jean-Philippe Toussaint

(Updated on 11/02/2012)
Jean-Philippe Toussaint Born in Brussels, the son of a journalist and a bookkeeper, Jean-Philippe Toussaint studied in Paris where he received an advanced degree in contemporary history from Sciences Po. READ MORE

Jean-Christophe Bailly

(Updated on 11/02/2012)
Jean-Christophe Bailly, Ph.D., is a French writer, poet and playwright. He was born in Paris on May 3, 1949. Bailly is also an art historian specializing in visual arts, especially paintings, as well as a director of collections and a teacher. READ MORE
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