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Choix Goncourt US

On Saturday, author Anne Berest was awarded the first-ever Choix Goncourt US prize for her novel La Carte postale.

Students from the French departments of 5 universities in the Centers of Excellence network (Duke UniversityPrinceton UniversityNew York UniversityYale University and Harvard University) announced the name of their winner in the presence of renowned novelist and essayist Siri Hustvedt at the Villa Albertine in New York.

Our warmest congratulations to the 10 jurors on their hard work!
 Yassine Ait ali (Princeton), Sophia Millman (Princeton), Nikhita Obeegadoo (Harvard), Émile Lévesque-Jalbert (Harvard), Léa Jouannais-Weiler (Yale), Héloïse Billette (Yale), Ali Sadek (Duke), Grace Kurtz-Nelson (Duke), Samuel Holmertz (NYU) and Vitalie Cannone (NYU);

A special thanks to Philippe Claudel & Siri Hustvedt, who did us a huge honor in sponsoring this first edition.

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