Kamel Daoud

Kamel Daoud

Kamel Daoud is an Algerian journalist based in Oran, where he writes for the Quotidien d’Oran – the third largest French-language Algerian newspaper. He has contributed weekly columns to Le Point, and his articles have appeared in Libération, Le Monde and Courrier International, and are regularly reprinted around the world.

A finalist for the Prix Goncourt, The Meursault Investigation won the Prix François Mauriac and the Prix des Cinq-Continents, and was shortlisted for the Goncourt du Premier Roman. A feature film is slated for release in 2017.