Poet, novelist, essayist, Stéphane Lambert was born in Brussels in 1974. Interested in the creative process, he has devoted various books to artists (Nicolas de Staël, Rothko, Paul Klee, Monet, Spilliaert, Caspar David Friedrich, Van Gogh), among which Visions de Goya, l’éclat dans le désastre won the André Malraux prize for essays on art and Avant Godot, where he explores the link between painting and writing, was awarded the Roland de Jouvenel prize at the French Academy. In addition to his books, he writes fiction and documentaries for France Culture and contributes to Beaux-Arts Magazine. He has just produced a podcast for the National Chagall Museum in Nice, where he will present an exhibition designed for the 50th anniversary of the place in early 2023. In 2022, he was awarded the Victor Rossel Prize (the main literary prize in Belgium) for his story L’Apocalypse heureuse.