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Professional society administrator , writer

Paul Lucien Fournel, French writer, professional society administrator. Recipient Prix del Duca, Prix FNAC, Prix Ecrivains Sportifs, Prix Goncourt de la Nouvelle Academy Concourt, 1989.

Background

Fournel, Paul Lucien was born on May 20, 1947 in Saint-Etienne, France. Son of Henri Alphonse and Andree Alphonsine (Granier) Fournel.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Paris X University, 1972.

Career

Editor, Hachette Jeunesse, Paris, 1974-1976; chief editorial service, Encyclopedia Universalis, Paris, 1976-1978; director literature, Slatkine France, Paris, 1978-1980; president, director, Editions Ramsay, Paris, 1980-1989; director, Educated Seghers, Paris, 1989-1992; president, Society des Gens de Lettres de France, Paris, since 1992. Associate professor of University Paris III, VIII. Assistant professor Princeton (New Jersey) University, University Colorado, Boulder.

Executive director Alliance Françahise, San Francisco.

Connections

Married Martine Fontaine, April 13, 1953. Children: Charlotte, Valentin.

father:
Henri Alphonse Fournel

mother:
Andree Alphonsine (Granier) Fournel

spouse:
Martine Fontaine

children:
Charlotte Fournel

Valentin Fournel