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Annie Saumont
French writer and translator

Annie Saumont

Annie Saumont
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Intro French writer and translator
Was Writer Translator
From France
Field Literature
Gender female
Birth 1 January 1927, Cherbourg, arrondissement of Cherbourg, Manche, Normandy
Death 31 January 2017, Paris, Île-de-France, France (aged 90 years)
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Biography

Annie Saumont (1927 – 31 January 2017) was a French short story writer and English to French translator.

Saumont started as a specialist in English literature and an English to French translator. She has translated books by V.S. Naipaul, Nadine Gordimer and John Fowles among others.

Saumont is best known for her short stories, however. She has been writing short stories for twenty years and now has some 200 to her name. She has won a number of prizes for her work including the 1981 Prix Goncourt de la Nouvelle for Quelquefois dans les cérémonies, the 1989 SGDL Short Story prize for Je suis pas un camion, and the 1993 Renaissance Short Story Prize for Les voilà quel bonheur.

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