Anna Moï

Anna Moï moved to France from Vietnam in 1973. She writes stories in French, most of which originate in her native country, which she would return to twenty years later. She has received several literary awards: in 2017, the Littérature-monde prize (Étonnants Voyageurs festival) for the novel Le Venin du papillon (Gallimard); in 2021, the Prix littéraire de la Renaissance française (Académie des sciences d'Outre-mer) for Douze palais de mémoire; in 2022, the Grand Prix Hervé-Deluen (Académie française).

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