Francois Pointeau

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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 PointeauBooks by Francois PointeauFrancois 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.

Francois produced his first radio show for 91.7FM KOOP.org in 2009.  He was the main host & producer of Writing on the Air until September 2015.

Late last year, Francois’ much-anticipated and acclaimed collection of short stories was released. The book is entitled Good Feeling: seven short storiesThe 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 rollin' chateauacross 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.

Learn more at his website/blog, FrancoisPointeau.com.  You can also keep up with Francois on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Vive Pointeau!