country of citizenship: France
native language: French
language of expression: French
award received: Prix Interallié, Order of the Francisque, Marie-Eugène Simon-Henri-Martin Prize
Romain Roussel (1898 in Le Teil, Ardèche – 1973) was a 20th-century French writer, laureate of the Prix Interallié in 1937.
At the age of seven, he arrived with his parents in Franche-Comté, where he spent all his life. Several of his novels are devoted to his adopted region. He died in 1973.
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