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Kaouther Adimi
  • Kaouther Adimi

  • Born: Algiers, Algeria.

  • Description: Kaouther Adimi, (born 1986 Algiers) is a writer, graduate in modern literature and human resources management. She works today in Paris, where she has lived since 2009.
    Kaouther Adimi was born in Alger, Algeria, in 1986. From the age of 4 to the age of 8, she lived with her family in Grenoble, France. It's during this period that she discovered the pleasure of reading, by going to the public library every week with her dad

    In 1994, she returned to Algeria, which was then under the influence of terrorism. Having very few opportunities to read, she started to write her own stories.
    While she was studying in the Alger university, she entered a writing contest organized by the French Institute, for the young writers in Muret (Haute-Garonne). The short story she submitted held the attention of the jury who published it in a collection alongside the other laureates' productions. Thanks to this contest, she was invited to Muret then Toulouse and finally Paris, where she met with les éditions Barzakh.

    She has a degree in modern literature and human resources management.

    In 2009, she wrote her first novel L'envers des autres. The same year, she left Alger for Paris.

    She worked for a time in the human resources field for L'Oréal. Now, she's working for the L'Oreal Foundation as skincare program supervisor.