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Jun 5
Talk
The Battle of Normandy LIVE on Zoom Alliance Française de Minneapolis/St. Paul 113 N First Street Minneapolis, MN 55401
Jun 6
Performance
She No Princess, He No Hero Broadcast LIVE on Zoom and Facebook
Jun 6
Performance
She No Princess, He No Hero Broadcast LIVE on Zoom and Facebook

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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  • Felwine Sarr
    POSTPONED
    Felwine Sarr is a philosopher, economist, and musician. He is the author of Afrotopia (University of Minnessota Press, 2019, tr. by Drew S.
  • Kaouther Adimi
    POSTPONED
    Please note that this tour has been definitely cancelled because of coronavirus situation. 
  • Abdellah Taïa
    CANCELLED
    From April 20-May 31, 2020, revolutionary novelist and filmmaker Abdellah Taïa will be on tour in New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles in promotion of his latest novel, A Country fo
  • David Diop
    POSTPONED
    French academic and novelist David Diop will embark on a US tour from October 1 - 12, 2020, to promote the English translation of his award-winning novel At Night All Blood Is Black
  • Paul B. Preciado
    POSTPONED
    In October 2020, writer, philosopher, and curator Paul B. Preciado will be on tour in the US to promote his most recent book, An Apartment on Uranus.
  • Nathacha Appanah
    CANCELLED
    Please take note this event is definitely cancelled because of coronavirus situation.
  • Géraldine Schwarz
    POSTPONED
    Journalist, documentary filmmaker, and author Géraldine Schwarz will be on tour in the US to promote her debut novel, Those Who Forget (tr. by Laura Marris). 
  • Arnaud Esquerre
    CANCELLED
    Author and sociologist Arnaud Esquerre will be on tour in the US in promotion of the new translation of his novel, Enrichment: A Critique of Commodities (tr.
  • Makenzy Orcel
    POSTPONED
    This November, Haitian author Makenzy Orcel will be touring the United States for his book The Immortals (SUNY Press, trans by Nathan H.
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