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

Trainings

News & Activities

  • Indian author Parvati Sharma will be in residency at the Maison des Ecrivains Etrangers (MEET) in Saint-Nazaire from 2nd September.

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  • The Rights Catalogue presents a selection of Indian titles in fiction, non-fiction, children’s books and comics/graphic novels.

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  • The Rights Catalogue presents a selection of French titles in fiction, non-fiction, children’s books and comics/graphic novels.

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Events

Tiffany Tavernier at the Long Weekend of Literatures

This year, the Long Weekend of LiteratureS aims to connect the literary worlds of Europe and India through curating important conversations vital to our times.

Book Launch : The Cane-Cutter’s Song

October 20 @ 18:30 - 19:30

The French author Raphaël Confiant will be in conversation with translator Vidya Vencatesan, the Mauritian writer Ananda Devi and Indian English poet Jerry Pinto.

Join us for an insightful conversation with French novelist and clinical art therapist Susanna Crossman as she talks about clinical art therapy and mental health