Author and Host/Producer Emeritus of Writing on the Air, Francois Pointeau is our incredibly special guest this week. He’ll be talking with us about his book, Good Feeling: seven short stories, and his recent creative tour across the west.
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Francois Pointeau was born in Brittany, France and moved from Paris, France to the states with his family when he was ten years old. They settled in a small town in West Texas where they owned and operated a motel. Francois moved to Central Texas after high school, and then Camden, Maine.
After living in Portland, Los Angeles and New Orleans, he worked in Paris for seven years before heading back to Austin.
Late last year, Francois’ much-anticipated and acclaimed collection of short stories was released. The book is entitled Good Feeling: seven short stories. The second edition of his poetry collection, Beer Songs for the Lonely was published in 2014.
Francois has just returned from a 5-month creative tour across the west in his RV, “The Rollin’ Chateau,” during which time he completed a fresh collection of poems by the same name. He also began work on his podcast, performed book store and private readings from Good Feeling: seven short stories, and did research on a future novel.