Anne Cuneo

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Anne Cuneo
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Anne Cuneo

September 6,1936
Paris, France
DiedFebruary 11, 2015(2015-02-11) (aged 78)
OccupationJournalist, Author, Director, Screenwriter

Anne Cuneo at a promotional event in 2007 for her book Zaida. Anne Cuneo f2620472.jpg
Anne Cuneo at a promotional event in 2007 for her book Zaïda.

Anne Cuneo (6 September 1936 – 11 February 2015) was a Swiss journalist, novelist, theatre and film director and screenwriter.


She was born in Paris of Italian parents, but studied in Lausanne. Her first novel came in 1967 and was called Gravé au diamant. In 1979 she received the lesser prize of the Schweizerische Schillerstiftung and by 1987 she worked for Télévision Suisse Romande. [1] [2]

Lausanne Place in Vaud, Switzerland

Lausanne is a city in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, and the capital and biggest city of the canton of Vaud. The city is situated on the shores of Lake Geneva. It faces the French town of Évian-les-Bains, with the Jura Mountains to its north-west. Lausanne is located 62 kilometres northeast of Geneva.

Télévision Suisse Romande television network

Télévision suisse romande was a TV network with two channels: TSR 1 and TSR 2. They were the main French language channels in Switzerland, part of SRG SSR(SRG SSR Idée Suisse before 2010). They provided content for TV5MONDE. Radio suisse romande and Télévision suisse romande merged in 2010 to create Radio Télévision Suisse.

Her career spanned four decades and fifteen novels, as well as dozens of plays and scripts for theatre, TV and radio. She died in 2015.

in 1995 Cuneo's novel Le trajet d’une rivière was awarded the prestigious Prix des Libraires, which celebrates the best novel published in the Francophone world each year.


And Other Stories is an independent British book publisher founded in 2009, notable for being the first UK publisher of literary fiction to make direct, advance subscriptions a major part of its business model as well as for its use of foreign language reading groups to choose the books that it publishes. The company operates from High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. In 2012, it was nominated for the Newcomer of the Year award by the Independent Publishers Guild (IPG).



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  1. Swiss films Archived 7 August 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  2. "L'écrivaine vaudoise Anne Cuneo s'est éteinte à l'âge de 78 ans" (in French). 12 February 2015.