Joyland

Olivier Castaignède

Born in France in 1973, Olivier Castaignède has been living in South East Asia since 2000. Radikal, his first novel, about the itinerary of a young Indonesian DJ who switches from drugs to jihad, was published in September 2017 by Editions Gope in France. Currently enrolled in the first MA in creative writing in South East Asia, at Lasalle College of the Arts in Singapore, he also writes poems, short stories and creative non-fiction, often inspired by his travels around the world. His work has been featured or is forthcoming in The Business Mirror, The Wanderlust Journal and The Crab Orchard Review.