Pierrette Fleutiaux

Photo: S. Mistral

Pierrette Fleutiaux’s (b. 1941) 1984 collection, Les Métamorphoses de la reine, won the Prix Goncourt for short stories. The first story from this collection, “The Ogre’s Wife,” was selected for inclusion in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror 1992 and also adapted into an opera. In 1990 Fleutiaux won the Prix Femina for her novel We Are Eternal (trans. Jeremy Leggatt).

  • A painting of two houses, one bright and right side up, the other dark and upside down, meeting at their floors
    Pierrette Fleutiaux
    Duo III, 2013, oil on canvas by André Schulze Courtesy of the artist/andreschulze.com A mother inside, a daughter outside. Has her mother shrunk, or has she always been...

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