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Sophie HAMEL

Sophie Hamel is a French writer living in Los Angeles. She's a 2024 PEN/Robert J. DAU nominee for her short story Treasure, published in The Summerset Review and is currently finishing her first novel, Unearthed.


She's a former archaeologist with a Master’s degree in archaeology of the ancient Mediterranean and Middle East from La Sorbonne, Paris, and a postgraduate diploma from the Institute of Higher Studies in Art (IESA), Paris. She participated in numerous archaeological excavation campaigns in France and the Middle East, took a dive into the Indian contemporary art world while in Bangalore, before becoming a faculty manager for an online art school in Los Angeles.

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