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Call for articles for a bilingual volume on Annie Ernaux 17 June, 2024 Call for articles in the bilingual (English-French) volume of Chiasma (Brill) Annie Ernaux Beyond Words: Images and Scenes Michèle Bacholle, Eastern Connecticut State University, USA Jacqueline Dougherty,… Read more →
Special issue: ‘Annie Ernaux: Writing, Politics’ 11 March, 2024 A special issue of the journal French Cultural Studies entitled 'Annie Ernaux: Writing, Politics' has just been published, with several articles available via Open access. [source: special… Read more →
Exhibition ‘Exteriors: Annie Ernaux and Photography’ in Paris 28 February, 2024 The exhibition 'Exteriors: Annie Ernaux and photography' is opening at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris. Curated by Lou Stoppard, this exhibition celebrates… Read more →
Series of events on Annie Ernaux in Oxford 26 May, 2023 A series of events are organised in honour of contemporary French writer and Nobel laureate Annie Ernaux at Oxford next month: 8 June 2030, 4pm:… Read more →
Annie Ernaux in conversation with Sally Rooney, Charleston Festival 16 March, 2023 Annie Ernaux will be in conversation with Sally Rooney at the Charleston Festival on 29 May 2023. 'In a rare visit to the UK, iconic… Read more →
‘Annie Ernaux and us’ at the French Institute, Edinburgh 12 January, 2023 The Scottish French Institute will celebrate Annie Ernaux's Nobel Prize in Literature. The event will emphasise the universal dimension of Ernaux’s work started in the… Read more →
The Nobel Prize lecture in literature 5 December, 2022 Annie Ernaux will deliver the Nobel prize lecture in literature on 7 December 2022 at 5pm CET. It will be available to watch with transcription… Read more →
Annie Ernaux wins Nobel Prize in Literature 6 October, 2022 The Swedish Academy has awarded the Literature Nobel Prize to Annie Ernaux. Their announcements reads: "Her work is uncompromising and written in plain language, scraped… Read more →
Publication of ‘Getting Lost’ 21 September, 2022   Today we're seeing the publication of Getting Lost, the translation of Ernaux's Se perdre (2001) - the diary written at the time of her… Read more →
Annie Ernaux in Cannes 27 May, 2022 Annie Ernaux and her son David Ernaux-Briot were invited to the Cannes festival to present their film Les Années super 8 which consists in home… Read more →
24 May, 2022 At the 2022 Turin book festival, Annie Ernaux has been awarded the Mondello Prize. (source and photo/ report). Read more →
New honour for Annie Ernaux, November 2021 8 January, 2022 On the 30th November 2021 Annie Ernaux was selected as one of the 12 inaugural international writers to join the Royal Society of Literature's International… Read more →
‘L’événement’/ ‘Happening’ wins Golden Lion 13 September, 2021 Audrey Diwan's 'Happening' (L'événement) has won the Golden Lion in Venice for best film. Adapted from Ernaux's autobiographical account, the film features Anamaria Vartolomei as… Read more →
The film ‘Passion simple’ is out 3 March, 2021 The adaptation of Annie Ernaux's 1991 Passion simple, by director Danielle Arbid, features actors Laetitia Dosch and Sergei Polunin. The love story between a Parisian… Read more →
Launch of the ‘Annie Ernaux e-museum’ 5 February, 2021 Set up and curated by Michèle Bacholle, who is also the author of many essays and a book on Ernaux, this ‘Musée Annie Ernaux‘ website… Read more →
Annie Ernaux at 80 10 September, 2020 As Annie Ernaux turns 80 this month, she features in an interview for the Financial Times ('I never feel legitimate, yet I persevere') and is… Read more →
‘J’ai aimé vivre là’ 17 August, 2020 Régis Sauder's documentary, J’ai aimé vivre là, is an evocation of Cergy-Pontoise, guided by the texts and voice of Annie Ernaux, who lives there. The… Read more →
Publication of ‘A Girl’ Story’ 6 April, 2020 A Girl's Story, the English translation of Mémoire de fille (trans. Alison L. Strayer), is being published simultaneously this week by Seven Stories Press and… Read more →
Letter to the President 5 April, 2020 On 30 March 2020, Annie Ernaux addressed a letter to President Emmanuel Macron, in response to the coronavirus crisis. Her letter, originally entitled 'Sachez, Monsieur… Read more →
The Years awarded the 2019 Warwick Prize for Women in Translation 25 November, 2019 Annie Ernaux's The Years, translated from French by Alison L. Strayer and published by Fitzcarraldo Editions, has been announced as the 2019 winner of the… Read more →
I Remain in Darkness 29 August, 2019 After the publication of The Years and Happening, Fizacarraldo editions are now bringing into the UK another important book by Annie Ernaux: I Remain in… Read more →
Annie Ernaux in Edinburgh 6 August, 2019 Annie Ernaux will be taking part in the Edinburgh literature festival, discussing The Years on Wednesday 21st August. The next day, she will be at… Read more →
Annie Ernaux wins the Gregor von Rezzori prize, 6th June 2019. 7 June, 2019 Annie Ernaux was in Florence this week to receive the Gregor von Rezzori prize for literature in translation for the Italian translation of Une femme… Read more →
Ernaux, recipient of the Prix Formentor 9 May, 2019 Annie Ernaux has just been announced as this year’s winner of the Formentor prize, a prestigious international literary award. Read more →
The Years shortlisted for the Man Booker International 27 March, 2019 Ernaux'sThe Years (trans. Alison Strayer) has been shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize. The name of the winner will be revealed on May 21st.… Read more →
The Years published in English 15 August, 2018 The Years have been published with Fitzcarraldo editions (trans. Alison L. Strayer), Here is the editor's presentation: "Considered by many to be the iconic… Read more →