WHO ARE YOU AND WHAT’S YOUR DEAL?
My name is Meddy LIGNER, I am French. I am living in
city of western France. I am teaching history, geography and French
WHAT’S YOUR CURRENT PROJECT?
I am now finishing my first novel. The story follows two religious women in alternative Middle Ages, where Mongols dominate the world and where the future can be predicted by shamans and gypsies.
I am preparing also an album for kids. I have written the story, my brother did the music, and a friend is making the illustrations.
WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR INFLUENCES?
I am a big fan of Robert Silverberg and David Lynch.
I am also influenced by my European culture (French comics, Italian and French cinemas…) and globally by European avant-garde: German expressionism, French surrealism…
Moreover, I am very influenced by
Eastern Europe. I lived in Russia
and it had a big impact on my personality. Every year, I go to eastern
countries and I like their cultures…
WHERE CAN WE FIND YOUR STUFF?
I have a web-site where you can get all this kind of information: http://meddyligner.blogspot.com/
WHERE CAN WE FIND YOU?
You can meet me in
Poitiers, where I live.
And on baseball fields because I am a big fan of baseball and I am still playing regularly.
INDULGE IN SOME SHAMELESS SELF-PROMOTION-WHAT SHOULD WE BE BUYING OR READING OR WATCHING OR LISTENING TO WITH YOUR NAME ON IT?
In English, I have been published three times, in three different anthologies, edited by Innsmouth Free Press: