Didier Cahen is a French poet, essayist and journalist. He was a radio producer at France Culture for twenty years. He has written articles for the Encyclopaedia Universalis. He has also organised colloquia in honour of writers, philosophers and poets (Maurice Blanchot, Edmond Jabès, Jacques Derrida, André du Bouchet). He is also a columnist for the newspaper Le Monde ("TransPoésie", monthly poetry column).