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]

News & Activities


Dive into the mysterious world of crime fiction. Participate in the game of urban investigation. Win tickets to Paris.

Urban agriculture

October 15 - October 20

A tool for more sustainable, resilient and inclusive cities? Series of discussions between French and Indian practitioners, October 15th - 20th, 2023.

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.