Jean-François Vernay is a multi-faceted author who writes fiction, nonfiction and creative nonfiction. He is published internationally in Australia, France, The United States, England, and other exciting places and his works are regularly taken up for translation. They have appeared in English, Arabic, Korean and Mandarin. The rights for the Mandarin edition of The Seduction of Fiction (Palgrave, 2016) were acquired by Chongqing University Press in 2022 and the translation will be available in the second semester. His latest fiction book, Island Fortresses (Forteresses insulaires) was released in Paris in April 2022 by French Publisher Sans Escale.