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Ian Monk

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Ian Monk

Ian Monk was born near London, but now lives in Lille, France, where he works as a writer and translator of, among others, Hervé Le Tellier, Georges Perec, Raymond Roussel, and Jacques Roubaud. After contributing to the Oulipo Compendium (Atlas Press), he became a member of the Oulipo in 1998. He has published books in English, such as Family Archaeology and Writings for the Oulipo (Make Now), in French (Plouk Town and La Jeunesse de Mek-Ouyes (Cambourakis), and even both: N/S (with Frédéric Forte; Editions de l’Attente).

Articles by Ian Monk

Self-translation / Self-destruction
By Ian Monk
Soon after being co-opted into the Oulipo in 1998, I started to write in French, while also continuing to write in English, and working as an all-around freelance translator (poetry, fiction, IT, marketing,…
Melody in A Flat
By Ian Monk
in the basement the heroine of a Gainsbourg songon the eighth a top executive smug and cockyon the first a sexually repressed family of bourgeoison the seventh Mr. Fix-It getting itchy fingerson the second…
Translated from French by Ian Monk
Multilingual
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