Isabelle Wéry is a Belgian author, actress, theatre director and singer born in Liège. In 2013 her novel Marilyn désossée (Marilyn Deboned) won the European Union Prize for Literature and has been translated into numerous languages around the world. She is also the author of many short stories and the novels Monsieur René and Saisons culottes amis (Yvette’s Poems). She has had a diverse acting career, among many other things playing main roles in plays by Shakespeare, Brecht and Moliere, and she has acted in the Vagina Monologues by Eva Ensler and played the role of Hitler’s wife Eva Braun. In addition to her book writing and acting, Isabelle sings with various ensembles, and writes for the stage and creates her own theatre works. Three times nominated for the Prix de la Critique de Théâtre Belge (for the Seul en Scène category), she received the prize in 2008 for her original theatre piece La tranche de Jean-Daniel Magnin.