Ainsi se tut Zarathoustra © Nicolas Wild & La Boîte à Bulles, 2013. Rights arranged through Nicolas Grivel Agency. Translation © 2014 by Edward Gauvin. All rights reserved.
Born in 1977 in Alsace, Nicolas Wild is a former student of the renowned illustration workshops at the École Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Strasbourg. He lives in France and is the author of several graphic novels, including Le Voeu de Marc and Le Bourreau, and the critically acclaimed Kabul Disco: How I Wasn't Kidnapped in Afghanistan.
has received prizes, fellowships, and residencies from PEN America, the National Endowment for the Arts
, the Fulbright
program, Ledig House, the Lannan Foundation, and the French Embassy. His work has won the John Dryden Translation prize and the Science Fiction & Fantasy Translation Award, and been nominated for the French-American Foundation and Oxford Weidenfeld Translation Prizes. Other publications have appeared in The New York Times
, Tin House
, and Subtropics
. The translator of more than 250 graphic novels, he is a contributing editor for comics at Words Without Borders,
and has written on the Francophone fantastic at Weird Fiction Review
. In Spring 2019, he will be teaching at the 5th annual Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference
. Photo credit: Quitterie de Fomervault-Bernard © 2016.