Thierry Poncet, aka Luis Thierry
Author of the novel
Poet, playwright, novelist
First publication in
1979, as co-author of "PUNK", based on the artistic movement of the
same name, published by Régine Desforges.
Journalist of a musical
publication as well as an underground from 1979 to 1990.
First voyages in 1981. In
1983 authored a popular series of exotic adventures at Pion, where he
co-produced around thirty works (Brigade Mondaine, Le Mercenaire, Le
Survivant, etc.). Continued writing theatre works and songs for the
underground. In 1984, at Hachette, became secretary to Cizia Zykë, by
whose side he draws up 14 works which have a great success (Oro, Sahara,
Fièvres, Tuan, etc.), and experience some of the best sales in France.
Produced various articles
for the magazine VSD (Pearl Fishers in Indonesia, Malaysian Smugglers,
Shan Warriors, etc.). Maintains a poetry page entitled "Dazibao", in
the monthly publication "L'Autre Journal" in 1986-87, which ended due
to his indefinite move to Asia.
In 1990 publishes "Pigalle
Blues", with Ramsay publishers.
Moves to Cambodia in 1992.
Following a period of service with the UN press, becomes part of the
creative team of the monthly French language publication "Le Mekong",
which he leaves 10 months later.
Creates the theatre "Le
Magic" in Phnom Penh and devotes himself to traditional khmer theatre
until 1996, at which point he abandons this project in order to write
In 1999 published "Le Douves
d'Angkor", a novel, and "Les Pantins d'Angkor", a collection currently
being printed, by the publisher Cabaret LeMonde.
He meets Eric in 1998
in Phnom Penh. Later meets Chea Chheng. Upon viewing the film, decides
to adapt it into a novel.