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Interview : Emilie Querbalec

An interview with Emilie Querbalec, author of the soon to be released Quitter les monts d’Automne

Nécrologie : GJ Arnaud: 03/07/1928 – 26/04/2020

French novelist GJ Arnaud has passed.

Jean Christophe Gapdy, un auteur en phase ascendante

An interview with French author Jean Christophe Gapdy, including a brief discussion of "Francofuturism"

Jean Bury, auteur de SF et citoyen du monde

An interview with author Jean Bury

Les chasseurs noirs de Jean Bury

A review of an overlooked novel dealing with the issue of child soldiers.

Quelques small presse de plus

Small presses are picking up the genre mantle in France.

Francis Carsac

Frances Carsac, French author, scientist, on the advent of his 100th birthday.

Les prix en 2018

A round up of French SF/F Awards presented in 2018

Nécrologie : Hugues Douriaux

The French author Hugues Douriaux died this past November.

Les small press de 2018

French small presses pick up the slack in genre when the publishers fail to create imprints.

Les éditeurs régionaux se lancent dans l’imaginaire

Two traditional publishing houses in France that have eschewed genre previously now embrace it.

Nécrologie : Daniel Walther

French SF author Daniel Walther has died.

La compagnie des Glaces

The Company of Glaciers, Georges Jean Arnaud's epic 86 volume series (and counting)

L’équilibre de l’extinction d’Arnauld Pontier

The sequel to F.E.L.I.N.E., a fine balance of the love of science fiction and popular culture

Les prix en 2017

It's award season here, and it's award season in France, too! Romain Lucazeau wins best novel for Latium.

Les états généraux de l’imaginaire

A report on the discussions at Utopiales de Namtes

Les littératures de l’imaginaire et le jeu de rôle en France

While there have been French fantasy authors who started playing and/or writing about Role Playing Games, the connection is complicated.

Wordcon day 2/día 2 (bilingual post)

Videos & pics from Worldcon 75! (Tanya confesses to being a bit overwhelmed)

Les femmes dans la SF française

A look at the way French female science fiction writers have struggled to gain acceptance over decades.

Rencontre avec les éditions Hydralune

An interview with Hydralune, a collective of nine French authors of speculative fiction.

Les nouvelles small press

An overview of new small presses that publish in French that have been established since the beginning of 2015.

Les auteurs de Fleuve Noir Anticipation

Fabien Lyraud gives an overview of some of the French science fiction authors who were published by the Anticipation imprint of Fleuve Noir.

La collection Anticipation

Fabien Lyraud gives a brief overview of Anticipation, a collection of short novels published by Black River that focused on science fiction written in French.

L’année 2015 en prix

A roundup of French Literary Awards for genre fiction

Les bandes dessinées françaises de space opera

Fabien continues his series on French Space Opera by taking a look at popular series.

Décès d’Ayerdahl

Marc Soulier, french SF author of Rainbow Warriors and space opera, dead at 56

Le space opera en France

Meet France's answer to Captain Future - Bruno Coqdor - in this overview of French space opera

Les auteurs majeurs des années 2000

A profile of major French authors of the 2000s.

Les grands auteurs : les années 80

Profiles of the greatest French authors of the 1980s

Bilan 2014 : récapitulatif des prix

What are the French giving awards to? Here's a roundup