Clémentine Beauvais


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I was born in Paris in 1989 and though I started to read children’s books pretty early, I somehow never stopped. As a result, I’ve become a writer, reader and student of children’s literature. I’ve now been living and studying in Cambridge (UK) for seven years and have become a doctor. Well, not the type that saves people’s lives. The type that scribbles ‘PhD’ after their name and rambles on about beauty, truth and the value of (all) literature. Worth striving for, I think! More about my academic work here.

The other thing I do is write books – children’s books, surprisingly enough. In fact, it’s not ‘the other thing’. It’s the first thing I ever did, really – long before I heard that you could actually analyse books for a living, I wanted t
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A few days ago I was doing a literary translation workshop with French teenagers in London, using as my English text a slice of Elizabeth Acevedo’s splendid, National-Book-Award-Winning The Poet X, which I’ve had the pleasure (/honour/ insane luck) of translating into French.


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Elizabeth Acevedo, in case you haven’t heard of her, is this remarkable spoken word poet and writer:



The Poet X is the Kü...

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Songe à la douceur

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Les Petites Reines

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Comme des images

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Dreckstück

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“If there are as many connections in your brain as there are stars in the universe, why ask for superpowers?”
Clémentine Beauvais, Sleuth on Skates

“Il a le mal d'un siècle qui n'est pas le sien ;
Il se sent l'héritier amer d'un spleen ancien.”
Clémentine Beauvais, Songe à la douceur
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“Valérie: "You know, you don't need to be a lesbian to be a feminist. Nor do you need short hair to be a lesbian. Or a feminist."
"Yes, but helps, doesd't it?" Astrid counters”
Clémentine Beauvais, Les Petites Reines

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