Julie Maroh

Guest of the 2018 Books & Music Festival

Julie Maroh, from the North of France, attended the Institut Saint-Luc à Bruxelles, then the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts. She published her first album in 2010, Le Bleu est une couleur chaude: a story about female homosexuality and his acceptation in today’s society. This book has received several prizes, including the Prix du Public at the Festival d'Angoulême in 2011 and a film adaptation was made: La Vie d'Adèle, Palme d'Or at the Festival de Cannes 2013. After a second graphic novel titled Skandalon, the sociological fable of a rock star playing with prohibitions, she has recently published Corps Sonores, a comics collection of 21 short love stories taking place in Montréal.