Daniel Picouly

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Daniel Picouly
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Daniel Picouly in March 2010
Born (1948-10-21) October 21, 1948 (age 68)
Villemomble, France
Occupation Writer

Daniel Picouly (born 21 October 1948 Villemomble) is a French writer.[1]

He was raised in a family of 13 children. His parents were born in the French overseas territory of Martinique. He became a professor of economics in Paris.[2]

In 1992 he published his first novel, The Light of fools, with the help of Daniel Pennac. He had a great success in 1995, with The Field of people. In this book, as in many others, he recounts his childhood in a novel. He played himself in the film Imposture (2005).

He was the host of a cultural program on France 5, Café Picouly. From September 2008 to June 2009, he presented Café littéraire (fr) on France 2, before returning to France 5 in September 2009 with its Café Picouly.

He is a jury member on Le Prince Maurice and RFO prizes.[3]


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