LE MARATHON DES MOTS, TOULOUSE
Founded in 2005 by the writer and diplomat Olivier Poivre d’Arvor, Marathon des Mots is distinguished by the way in which it brings together the world of literature and the stage. Writers and artists from all over the world come together to meet the general public in Toulouse for wonderful readings on a variety of broad themes, in the Occitan capital’s most beautiful historic locations.
Photo: Marie NDiaye, honored by the Marguerite Yourcenar-Scam prize, reading "La vengeance m'appartient" (Gallimard) in Saint-Pierre des Cuisines auditorium. | © Gilles Vidal