Montpellier shudders as the 39th edition of La Comédie du livre approaches

Montpellier shudders as the 39th edition of La Comédie du livre approaches
Montpellier shudders as the 39th edition of La Comédie du livre approaches

Its abundant programming is organized each year around major themes: carte blanche given to a writer, a publishing house in the spotlight, the exploration of European literature, youth and comics. The festival aims to particularly hospitable to new voices and independent publishing of creative writing.

For the first time, the Grand Prix of the Imagination will be presented during the festival, the first act of a partnership set to be renewed each year. The Grand Prix will thus celebrate its fifty years of existence in Montpellier. In addition to the award ceremony, a tribute will be paid, in his presence, to the author Jean-Pierre Fontanafounder of the GPI.

And a rich program around imaginative literature is currently being invented:

• carte blanche for this 39th edition will thus be entrusted to Alain Damasioauthor of the novels The Stormwind Horde, The Outside Zone And THEStealthy (The Volte).

• The editions The Belial’ will be in the spotlight, with the participation of around ten authors, including Joëlle Wintrebert And Catherine Dufour.

The complete program is available at this address.

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