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Ian Monk

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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).

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