Claude Forthomme is a writer, economist, painter and poet. She is now Senior Editor at Impakter, a fast-growing online magazine aimed at millennials.
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. Find more from Claude on www.thingser.com