Mathieu Pierloot


Mathieu Pierloot is a writer for young people, born in Belgium in 1980. When he was young, he dreamed of being Mark Hollis, Paul McCartney or Bill Evans. With no talent for music, he studied journalism and then political sociology. The author of novels, album texts and podcasts, he likes to fill his books with playlists and his house with vinyl records. He lives in Brussels with his wife, daughter and cat.

He is the author of the novels L’amour, c’est n’importe quoi, En grève, Summer Kids, the Lino series (with Baptiste Amsallem) published by L’École des loisirs, and Rouge, published by Thierry Magnier. From time to time, he writes stories for picturebooks with Maria Dek (Voilà la pluie), Françoiz Breut (Le grand déménagement) and Giulia Vetri (Le silence de Rouge).