Claire Larrière - Bionote

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Among Claire Larrière’s activities devoted to the Short Story can be listed her teaching (Sorbonne, Tours University), the publication of numerous articles in journals and magazines and the creation of Visions Critiques-La nouvelle de langue anglaise, (Sorbonne Nouvelle) a publication of articles by various authors and researchers. She has created and directed Paris Transcontinental (16 N°s), a magazine of unpublished contemporary Short Stories in English from around the world. She is the author of a collection of stories in French (Terre, terre…et le reste, at Les éditions d’écarts) a novel (Les Crémières, same publisher) and is currently working on a novel. But a great source of joy for her is to have initiated and directed the first International Conference on the Short story,  in 1988, (Paris, Sorbonne), that gathered authors and researchers from various parts of the world, an event that spurred daring and inspired  organizers to renew, develop and enrich the adventure…