Sylvain Prudhomme

Sylvain Prudhomme is one of the most exciting contemporary novelists in France. He has been steadily gaining in recognition and popularity over the past three years. In 2015, he was awarded the prestigious Prix de la Porte Dorée for his novel Les grands, which also won the Prix Georges-Brassens in 2014. Les grands (The Greats) was widely celebrated as one of 2014’s best books of the new literary season.

Supported by Consulat général de France (Toronto).


Upcoming Events

  • Sunday October 22, 2017

    • EUNIC @ IFOA New Literature from Europe

      Cost: $18/$15 for IFOA Supporters, Free for students and youth

      Encounter Italian author Nicola Lagioia, David Machado from Portugal, Immanuel Mifsud from Malta and French novelist Sylvain Prudhomme, and discover today’s European literature’s rising generation.


Past Events

  • Tuesday October 17, 2017

    • IFOA Etobicoke

      Cost: Sold Out!

      The IFOA joins its Etobicoke partners to bring Sylvain Prudhomme, one of the most exciting contemporary novelists in France, to the By the Lake Book Club! He will discuss his most recently translated book The Greats with Wendy O’Brien. In this [...]