Introducing Gaëlle Bélem, author of Bullaun Press’ next title in translation

Recipient of the Prix André Dubreuil du Premier Roman (2020) and the Grand Prix du Roman Métis (2020), Bélem has penned two novels to date – Un monstre est là, derrière la porte (2020) and Le fruit le plus rare (2023), both available in the original French from Gallimard. Bélem is the first novelist from Réunion to be published by the leading French publishing house.

We are pleased to announce that Bullaun Press will release both titles, translated by Laëtitia Saint-Loubert and Karen Fleetwood, with the first hitting the shelves this October 2024. Make sure to follow us @bullaunpress on Instagram and X to stay up to date on all our latest news and releases!

As always, thank you to Arts Council Ireland for their support in making this publication possible.