O Come All Ye Londoners!

June 14th, 2010 § 2 comments

I will be in attendance this coming Tuesday, 7:30pm, at the Institut Français to see Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud discuss short stories. Londoners please come! Tell your British friends!

Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud and Helen Simpson on Short Stories

les dialogues du centenaire

On the occasion of the English publication of his short stories collection A Life on Paper (Small Beer Press, translated by Edward Gauvin), Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud (Prix Goncourt for Short Stories in 2005) will discuss with Helen Simpson the similarities and differences of short stories in France and in the UK. Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud was born in Paris in 1947. He has written numerous short stories and novels (La Faculté des songes, Le Démon à la crécelle, Singe savant tabassé par deux clowns, L’Autre rive). Helen Simpson lives in London. She has won numerous prizes for her various short stories anthologies. Her latest collections of short stories are Constitutional (2005), and In the Driver’s Seat (2007).

tue 15 june 7.30pm | £5, conc. £3 | in English | book online

§ 2 Responses to O Come All Ye Londoners!"

  • Nate says:

    I used to throw up on street corners in South Kensington. I’m sad I couldn’t stay long enough to see this.

  • Nate says:

    Not implying that Châteaureynaud would make me throw up…..Those are two sentences that probally shouldn’t go together.

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