Born in 1982, Pierre Ducrozet is the author of four novels, including three
published by Grasset: Requiem pour Lola rouge (2010, Prix de la Vocation
2011), La vie qu’on voulait (2013) and the much-lauded Eroica (2015), based around the life of the painter Jean-Michel Basquiat. L’invention des corps, published in autumn 2017 by Actes Sud, won the Prix de Flore. He is also a translator and teaches creative writing at the Ecole nationale supérieure des arts visuels de La Cambre in Brussels. For the last twelve years he has been living in Barcelona.