French Book Week: Julie Guinand

Born in Switzerland in 1989 Julie Guinand published her first novel, Survivante (Survivor) in 2019, an imaginary journal of a woman who has survived the ‘end of the world’. Praised for her fresh approach and eye for detail, Guinand approaches the universal theme of rebuilding the self after a traumatic rupture with humour and incisiveness. Her collection of short stories, Dérives asiatiques, set both in Asia and in Europe, has been described as original, elegant and refreshingly honest.


Photo of Julie Guinand by Juliette Félix

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