Jean-Luc Seigle was born in le Puy de Dôme, near Clermont-Ferrand. He was brought up by his grandfather who, like Albert’s father in En vieillissant les hommes pleurent [Men Cry As They Get Older], fought in the First World War and later worked for Michelin. He has worked as a scriptwriter for both TV and cinema and written several plays for the theatre. He was relatively unknown as a novelist till the publication of En vieillissant les hommes pleurent [Men Cry As They Get Older], which received considerable critical acclaim and won a few prizes.
2001 La nuit dépeuplée (novel)
2004 Le sacre de l’enfant mort (novel)
2006 Laura ou l’énigme des vingt-deux lames (novel)
2012 En vieillissant les hommes pleurent [Men Cry As They Get Older] (novel)
2014 Le cheval Péguy. Un mystère (story)
2015 Je vous écris dans le noir (novel)
2016 Excusez-moi pour la poussière : le testament joyeux de Dorothy Parker : pièce en huit tableaux (drama)