Jeanne Benameur

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Jeanne Benameur was born in Algeria to Tunisian and Italian parents, and raised in France. She is a prolific writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and plays, winning multiple national and regional awards, such as the UNICEF Prize for her debut novella Les Demeurées, and the Grand Prix RTL-Lire for her novel Profanes. Her work has been translated into many languages, including Ukrainian and Lithuanian, and several of her works have been adapted to the screen. Her latest book in English is The Child Who (translated by Bill Johnston).

Related / Latest Publication:
The Child Who, 2022 translated by Bill Johnston, Les Fugitives