Created in 1991 by Maurice Petit, conceived and organized since then by the Confluences Association, the literary festival Lettres d'Automne, takes place every year at the end of November in Montauban and Tarn-et-Garonne.
For 15 days, a program open to all audiences to see, hear, share the literary work and the artistic world of a guest writer of honor. This guest chooses a theme as the theme of the program and surrounds himself with many artists whose work resonates with his own, or that he wants to discover to the public.
On the program in different places of the city and department: meetings, readings in stages, shows, literary concerts, exhibitions, workshops, bookshop of the festival, bridges of literature to various artistic disciplines (cinema, sculpture, dance ...), programming around of the youth book for school and family audiences, etc.
The guest of honor:
Author of a first-rate literary work, Anne-Marie Garat was awarded the Femina prize for her novel Aden (Seuil) and was noted for her great novel trilogy published by Actes Sud (In the hand of the devil, L 'Child of darkness, and think of tomorrow). His latest book, The Great North West, is a dazzling epic, a novel of memory, legends and Amerindian myths.
Under the title "Stories, images, clouds", the program of this edition will propose to address as well literary and artistic questions (the powers of the fiction, the tale, the factory of the characters ...), that topics related to the History, photography, cinema, archives ...
More information on https://www.confluences.org