CHRISTINE EVAIN is an Associate Professor at ECN ("Ecole Centrale de Nantes", French Graduate School of Engineering). She is responsible for the English and Business studies.
She has written many books and articles on the book industry, as well as on several Canadian editors (Douglas Gibson, Louise Dennys, Jim Douglas, etc.) and authors including Margaret Atwood, Mavis Gallant, Alistair MacLeod. For the last fifteen years, she has been has been interviewing publishers, distributors, booksellers and authors in Europe, North America and Asia. Christine Evain is presently working in close collaboration with scientific departments at the ECN: she is part of a novel multi-discipline, multi-national research entity focusing on new technologies in the book industry.