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MEET A WRITER: Nicolas Ancion


Saturday, January 18 - 9:30am to 10:30am
At Alliance Française

NICOLAS ANCION
Born in Liège in 1971, Nicolas Ancion studied philology at the University of Liège. At twenty-four, he published his first novel, Bleu ciel trop bleu, and critics were very intrigued by his absurd and cruel poetry. Many other novels followed, for adults as for youth, among them Quatrième étage, crowned by Price High Schoolers in 2001.
While his words travel the world, Nicolas travels too. He lives alternately in Montreal, Brussels, Madrid, Liège and Aude, finally, in a small village near Carcassonne, where he settled in 2007. This is where he now devotes his time to writing and animating creative writing activities.

LA CRAVATE DE SIMENON
If Leopold found work, it is thanks to this tie. If discovered his vocation as a writer, it is still with her. Already before him, his father took care to wear it in the decisive moments of life.
What is so special about it? Its origin: it would have belonged to Georges Simenon, the famous Belgian writer!
But when Leopold's father fell seriously ill, poor tie seems helpless ...
Unless?
A funny and moving novel about a relationship full of modesty between a father and his son.

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