Jean Echenoz (born 26 December 1947 in Orange, Vaucluse, France) is a French writer.
Son of a psychiatrist, Echenoz studied in Rodez, Digne-les-Bains, Lyon, Aix-en-Provence, Marseille and Paris, where he has lived since 1970. He published his first book, Le méridien de Greenwich in 1979, for which he received the Fénéon Prize in 1980. He has published twelve novels to date and received about ten literary prizes, including the prix Médicis 1983 for Cherokee, the prix Goncourt 1999 for I'm Off (Je m'en vais), and the prix Aristeion for Lac (1989).
- Le Méridien de Greenwich (Minuit, 1979) (Fénéon Prize, 1980)
- Cherokee (Minuit, 1983) Cherokee—Godine 1987
- L'Équipée malaise (Minuit, 1986) Double Jeopardy—Godine 1993
- L'occupation des sols (Minuit, 1988)
- Lac (Minuit, 1989) Chopin's Move—Dalkey Archive 2004
- Ayez des amis, p. 49-70 in "New Smyrna Beach, Semaines de Suzanne" (Minuit, 1991)
- J'arrive in Le serpent à plumes, no. 3, 1992.
- Nous trois (Minuit, 1992)
- Les Grandes Blondes (Minuit, 1995) Big Blondes—The New Press 1997
- Un an (Minuit, 1997)
- Je m'en vais (FR 1999) US: I'm Gone—The New Press 2001, UK: I'm Off—Harvill 2001
- Jérôme Lindon (Minuit, 2001)
- Au piano (Minuit, 2003) Piano—The New Press 2004
- (French) Ravel (Minuit, 2006) Ravel—The New Press 2007
- (French) Courir (Minuit, 2008) Running—The New Press 2009
- (French) Des éclairs (Minuit, 2010) Lightning—The New Press 2011
- (French) 14 (Minuit, 2012) 1914—The New Press 2014