About our Guests
David Diop is a French writer, born in Paris and raised in Senegal. Now living in France, he is the head of the Arts, Languages, and Literature Department at the University of Pau, where his research includes such topics as eighteenth-century French literature and European representations of Africa in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Lucy Popescu is a writer and literary critic with a background in human rights. She is currently chair of the Authors’ Club. She is the editor of two refugee anthologies, A Country of Refuge and A Country to Call Home, and author of The Good Tourist. Lucy reviews books for The Observer and Financial Times. She has a particular interest in literary fiction in translation and free expression.
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