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Belgium: Myriam Leroy

Myriam Leroy is 39 years old. She studied and taught journalism at the UCLouvain University. She has worked as a freelance journalist for just about every French Belgian media. She has also written humorous columns and written books about them. Her first play, Cherche L’amour (Théâtre de la Toison d’Or), won her the best author award at the 2017 Critics’ Choice Awards. She has since co-written the show Sisters, and wrote the documentary play ADN, also at the TTO. Her first novel, Ariane, was a finalist for the Goncourt Prize for First Novel. Her second novel, Les yeux rouges, was released in August 2019 by Editions du Seuil. She wrote a play from it (Théâtre de Poche, Brussels, currently playing). Her first documentary, #SalePute, was broadcast on Arte and RTBF.

Book Cover of Ariane

Documentary poster of #SalePute

Writing Sample:Les yeux rouges
Interview with Myriam Leroy

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