French writer Jean-Philippe Arrou-Vignod will be in Singapore in conjunction with the Prix Segalen, which awards every year a narrative and francophone work of recent publication for its originality, its history and for the reflections it stimulates.

Jean-Philippe Arrou-Vignod is an ex-student of L’Ecole normale supérieure and holder of  an agregation higher degree in modern French literature. He is the author of many novels for adults as well as youngsters and famous titles include the series “Enquête au collège” (“Investigation at school”), the “Histoires de Jean-Quelque-chose” (“The stories of Jean Something”) or the albums “Rita et Machin” (“Rita and Whatsit”) 

 He is presently the director of collection at Gallimard Jeunesse.

Date: Thursday 24 April 2014

Time: 6pm

Venue: Alliance française de Singapour – Société Générale Gallery

Free of charge

A signing session will be held after the meeting, followed by a cocktail.

This meeting is co-organised by Alliance française and Lycée Français de Singapour.

For more information or for reservations: cdrfrance@alliancefrancaise.org.sg

A selection of titles is available at Books Kinokuniya, Takashimaya S.C