Category: Guadeloupe

  • Jennifer Richard wins Prix Ivoire for African Literature 2023

    Jennifer Richard wins Prix Ivoire for African Literature 2023

    Jennifer Richard’s novel Notre royaume n’est pas de ce monde won the Prix Ivoire for African Literature in Francophone Expression 2023 on Friday, October 13, 2023. The Prix Ivoire for African Literature in Francophone Expression or simply Prix Ivoire is a literary award created by Akwaba Culture, an Ivorian law association in 2008. Open to…

  • Prix Ivoire for African Literature 2023 finalists announced.

    Prix Ivoire for African Literature 2023 finalists announced.

    The finalists for Prix Ivoire for African Literature in Francophone Expression 2023, Cote D’Ivoire’s leading literary prize, were announced in Abidjan on August 17, 2023. The Prix Ivoire for African Literature in Francophone Expression or simply Prix Ivoire is a literary award created by Akwaba Culture, an Ivorian law association in 2008. Open to writers…

  • Maryse Conde, GauZ’ on International Booker Prize 2023 shortlist.

    Maryse Conde, GauZ’ on International Booker Prize 2023 shortlist.

    Maryse Conde and GauZ’ are on the shortlist for the International Booker Prize 2023 announced on Tuesday, April 18, 2023. The International Booker Prize is awarded annually for the finest single work of fiction from around the world which has been translated into English and published in the UK and Ireland. Some of the previous…

  • Maryse Conde, GauZ’ on International Booker Prize 2023 longlist.

    Maryse Conde, GauZ’ on International Booker Prize 2023 longlist.

    Maryse Conde and GauZ’ are on the longlist for the International Booker Prize 2023 announced on Tuesday, March 14, 2023. The International Booker Prize is awarded annually for the finest single work of fiction from around the world which has been translated into English and published in the UK and Ireland. Some of the previous…

  • Writers of African descent on US National Book Awards 2021 longlists

    Writers of African descent on US National Book Awards 2021 longlists

    The longlists for the US National Book Awards 2020, featuring many leading writers and poets of African descent, were announced from September 16-18, 2021 The US National Book Awards are literary awards from the Northern American nations National Book Foundation established in 1936. They are conferred on the categories of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translated literature,…

  • Book Digest: Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, Dorothy Koomson, Shugri Said Salh, Maryse Condé.

    Book Digest: Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, Dorothy Koomson, Shugri Said Salh, Maryse Condé.

    We wrap up book news for our readers in our regular Book Digest feature. Today our focus is books from Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, Dorothy Koomson, Shugri Said Salh, Maryse Condé. The Sex Lives of African Women, Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group, Dialogue BooksPublication Date: July 22, 2021Genre: NonfictionLanguage: EnglishWhere to find it: Penguin Random…

  • Maryse Condé is Prix Mondial Cino Del Duca 2021 recipient

    Maryse Condé is Prix Mondial Cino Del Duca 2021 recipient

    Maryse Condé was awarded the Prix Mondial Cino Del Duca 2021 by the Institut de France (Fondations) on May 17, 2021. The Prix Mondial Cino Del Duca (Cino Del Duca World Prize) is an international literary award that recognizes an author whose work constitutes, in a scientific or literary form, a message of modern humanism.…