About Claude

Claude Forthomme is a writer, economist, painter and poet. A graduate of Columbia University, Claude has dabbled in a wide variety of jobs before starting a 25 year career at the United Nations (Food and Agriculture), ending as Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia.

Under the pen name Claude Nougat, she is the author of many books, including two in Italian that won several awards in Italy, and seven in English, all fiction except one essay on development aid; she is considered a prime exponent of Boomer literature.

Her poetry has been included in “Freeze Frame”, an international poetry anthology curated by British poet Oscar Sparrow, published by Gallo Romano Media in 2012.

Claude is married and lives in Italy.

Her most recent books:

Crimson Clouds, romance the second time around. Available on Amazon and all major e-platforms. Printed edition from Create Space.

Gateway to Forever, speculative fiction. Find out what the world will be like 200 years from now, when income inequality and global warming have run their course. Available on Amazon, both in digital and printed, here.

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One response to “About Claude

  1. ps i lived in ROME 1971, trastevere one yaer my roomate was LAZLO TOTH THE man who to0ok hamme and knocked off nose of MADOONA statue PIETA by Mike ANgelo. ask me how this happened. only i know,. i was there …ever hear that story. lazo is now in austramlia nursing home


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