The French Book Office is an interface between French and Indian publishers, translators and authors. We promote cultural dialogue between French and Indian authors through participation in literature festivals & book fairs, develop and nurture long-term partnerships with professionals of publishing (Romain Rolland Book Prize, Goncourt Choice of India), initiate co-productions (Tagore Publication Assistance Programme) and support authors residencies (MEET, Résidence Culture) and translation & publishing training programs (Translator’s Factory, Young Publishers Programme).

For any queries, please contact the team at [email protected]

Supports & Awards


News & Activities

  • Lokesh Bishnoi, étudiant à l’université EFL (Hyderabad) a écrit un grand critique littéraire du titre lauréat du Prix Goncourt 2021 : La mémoire la plus secrète des hommes de Mohamed Mbougar Saar.

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  • Paris Book Festival, France's main literary event, was held in Paris - and welcomed India as its guest of honour country.

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  • This program aims at giving young translators an opportunity to work with experts.

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French Literary Fest

May 7, 2022 - May 10, 2022

Eminent French authors, graphic novelists and children’s writers bring forth a French literary weekend filled with round tables and debates.

French Authors’ India Tour

May 7, 2022 - May 15, 2022

Witness enriching sessions by eminent French and Indian authors, experts, as well as book launches, children’s workshops and much more.

The Goncourt Choice of India

April 5, 2022 @ 19:00 - 21:00

47 Indian jury members discovered 4 books for the Goncourt choice of India. Their choice will be announced on 5th April 2022.