Prix du Premier Roman

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The Prix du Premier Roman (First Novel Prize) is a French literary prize awarded to an unpublished novelist between the ages of 18 to 30. The monetary reward is 3,000 Euros.

The prize was first awarded in 1977. Starting with 1998 a separate award is given to the best first novel by a foreign writer.[1] The jury is made out of literary critics and the current president of the jury is the French historian and critic Joël Schmidt.[2][3]

Winners of Prix du Premier Roman[edit]

Winners of Prix du Premier Roman Etranger[edit]


  1. ^ "Le prix du premier roman à Christine Chaufour Verheyen - Les Echos". (in French). Retrieved 2018-11-21.
  2. ^ Marie, BUYS. "Biographie de Joël Schmidt". (in French). Retrieved 2018-11-21.
  3. ^ "La sélection du prix du premier roman 2018". Livres Hebdo (in French). Retrieved 2018-11-21.