Pierre Ducrozet

Pierre Ducrozet, born in Lyon in 1982, published his fifth novel in 2020, Le grand vertige, and has already received various awards in France. His first three novels were published by Grasset: Requiem pour Lola rouge (2010; Prix de la Vocation 2011), La vie qu'on voulait (2013), and the highly acclaimed novel Eroica (2015, shortlisted for the Prix de Flore) - his fictionalized biography of the painter Jean-Michel Basquiat. His last two novels were published by Actes Sud: Le grand vertige and L'invention des corps (Prix de Flore). Pierre Ducrozet is the son of an Austrian mother and a French father, lived in Berlin for several years, and now lives in Barcelona.