Jean-Baptiste Del Amo

Jean-Baptiste Del Amo’s first novel Une éducation libertine won him the 2008 Goncourt du premier roman, and was shortlisted for both the Goncourt des lycéens and the Goncourt Prize. After a fellowship at the Villa Medici, he went on to write Pornographia, which was awarded the Prix Sade 2013. His latest novel, Animalia won the Prix du Livre Inter 2017 and is published this year in English by Fitzcarraldo, in a translation by Frank Wynne. Del Amo is also a vegan and a member of the association L214 which stands against animal mistreatments and slaughterhouses.

Related / Latest Publication:
Jean-Baptiste Del Amo, Animalia (Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2019)