French author David Fauquemberg to tour New Zealand

Prize-winning French author David Fauquemberg is soon to embark on a tour of New Zealand, to meet with French students, Francophiles and the greater public as part of his six month residency at the Randell Cottage.

Throughout March, David will participate in a series of conferences and literary talks at art galleries, universities and several Alliance Française institutions across both the North and South Islands, during which he will discuss his path to becoming a writer as well the adventurous experiences he has encountered in the name of research for his novels. The events will also provide an opportunity for attendees to pose David questions about his works and career.

Special event !
In Auckland, David will exchange with journalist, editor, publisher and broadcaster Finlay MacDonald, for a talk on Travel Literature and Creative Writing , hosted by the Auckland Art Gallery.

Watch this space!
Tour to be continued to Wellington and Palmerston North in May 2015.

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For more information, please contact your local alliance française: www.alliancefr.org.nz

David was selected as the 2015 French writer-in-Residence of the Randell Cottage, a writer’s residency situated in Thorndon, Wellington which has alternately welcomed New Zealand and French writers since 2001. From the Cotentin area of Normandy, David often travels abroad to search for inspiration for his works. His first novel, Nullarbor, was the result of a two year visit to Australia, whilst his 2013 novel Manuel el Négro, was written after four years of immersion in Andalucía, Spain.

Dernière modification : 26/09/2016

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