Michel Louyot 
michel louyot Michel Louyot began his career as a professor of literature in Moselle and over more than thirty years has worked in central and eastern Europe and Japan in various positions including cultural attaché and advisor. Gentle humour and poetic prose pervade his novels which include Romania, Lorraine (nominated for the 1988 Prix Goncourt), Hand With Seaweed (nominated for the 1992 Prix Goncourt), The Letter of Korea, Night Meuse and Memoirs of a Hat. He has also published books of short stories, poetry and non-fiction as well as contributing to many print and online periodicals.
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