Édouard Louis

Portrait Édouard Louis
© Hartwig Klappert

was born in 1992 in Picardy. His autobiographical debut novel »En finir avec Eddy Bellegueule« (2014; Eng. »The End of Eddy«, 2017), in which he tells his story as a homosexual youth in the working class of rural France, became an international bestseller. His autobiographical essay »Qui a tué mon père« (2018; Eng. »Who Killed My Father«, 2019) deals with the relationship between the author and his father. Louis lives in Paris.