24 Oct Tom Lanoye Tours the US and Canada for SLAVES TO FORTUNE and SPEECHLESS
Bestselling Belgian author Tom Lanoye is touring the US and Canada to promote two of his books published in English by World Editions: Speechless (Nov. 6, 2018) and Slaves to Fortune (Sept. 3, 2019). Lanoye is an award-winning novelist, poet, and playwright. He is the author of more than fifty works of poetry, drama, and fiction, and his work has been translated into fifteen languages. His bestseller Speechless was awarded several major awards and has been adapted for screen in 2017. Lanoye has won many literary prizes, including the prestigious Constantijn Huygens Prize for his entire oeuvre. Slaves to Fortune was shortlisted for both the Libris Literature Prize and the AKO Literature Prize, and sold over 50,000 copies in the Netherlands. A born performer, when not on stage he lives between Antwerp and Cape Town.
Lanoye will be making stops at Litquake in San Francisco, the Calgary Wordfest, and the Vancouver Writers Fest.