Category: Haiti

  • Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie 2024 finalists announced.

    Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie 2024 finalists announced.

    The finalists for Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie 2024 were announced on Wednesday, December 13, 2023. Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie (English: Five Continents Prize of the Francophonie) was established by the International Organization of the Francophonie in 2001. It is aimed at highlighting literary talents reflecting the expression of cultural…

  • 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…

  • Makenzy Orcel is finalist at Prix Goncourt 2022.

    Makenzy Orcel is finalist at Prix Goncourt 2022.

    Makenzy Orcel’s novel Une Somme Humaine is a finalist of Prix Goncourt 2022 announced at the Beirut Books Festival, Beirut, Lebanon on Tuesday, October 25, 2022.   The Prix Goncourt is given by the French Académie Goncourt to the author of “the best and most imaginative prose work of the year”. While it only has…

  • Makenzy Orcel on Prix Goncourt 2022 Deuxième Selection

    Makenzy Orcel on Prix Goncourt 2022 Deuxième Selection

    Makenzy Orcel’s novel Une Somme Humaine is on the #Deuxième Selection of Prix Goncourt 2022 announced on October 4, 2022. Prix Goncourt is France’s most prestigious literary award. The Prix Goncourt is given by the French Académie Goncourt to the author of “the best and most imaginative prose work of the year”. While it only…

  • Yvika Pierre, Alexia Tolas win BCLF Elizabeth Nunez Awards 2022.

    Yvika Pierre, Alexia Tolas win BCLF Elizabeth Nunez Awards 2022.

    Yvika Pierre and Alexia Tolas were announced winners of the Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival’s Elizabeth Nunez Awards 2022 on September 3, 2022. The Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival (BCLF) is a celebration of culture as expressed through the pen of the storyteller and the voice of the poet founded in 2019. It is designed to facilitate…

  • Makenzy Orcel on Prix Goncourt 2022 Premier Selection

    Makenzy Orcel on Prix Goncourt 2022 Premier Selection

    Makenzy Orcel’s novel Une Somme Humaine is on the Premier Selection of Prix Goncourt 2022 announced today, September 6, 2022. Prix Goncourt is France’s most prestigious literary award. The Prix Goncourt is given by the French Académie Goncourt to the author of “the best and most imaginative prose work of the year”. While it only…

  • BCLF Elizabeth Nunez Awards 2022 finalists announced.

    BCLF Elizabeth Nunez Awards 2022 finalists announced.

    The finalists of the Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival’s Elizabeth Nunez Awards 2022 were made public on Sunday, August 21, 2022. The Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival (BCLF) is a celebration of culture as expressed through the pen of the storyteller and the voice of the poet founded in 2019. It is designed to facilitate vibrant conversations…

  • BCLF Elizabeth Nunez Awards 2022 longlist announced.

    BCLF Elizabeth Nunez Awards 2022 longlist announced.

    The longlists of the Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival’s Elizabeth Nunez Awards 2022 were announced on Friday, July 29, and Saturday, July 30, 2022. The Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival (BCLF) is a celebration of culture as expressed through the pen of the storyteller and the voice of the poet founded in 2019. It is designed to…

  • Writers of African descent among French Academy laureates.

    Writers of African descent among French Academy laureates.

    Jean-Pierre Langellier, Frantz Voltaire, and Jean D’Amerique are among the laureates of the French Academy announced on Thursday, June 30, 2022. The French Academy is the principal organisation for matters pertaining to the French language in France. The academy is responsible for awarding several different prizes in various fields (including literature, painting, poetry, theatre, cinema,…

  • Jean D’Amérique wins Prix Heather-Dohollau 2022

    Jean D’Amérique wins Prix Heather-Dohollau 2022

    Jean D’Amérique’s book Atelier du silence was declared the winner of the Prix Heather-Dohollau 2022 on April 12, 2022. Heather Dohollau born in Wales was a poet who wrote many plays and essays before she passed away in 2013. Prix Heather-Dohollau is awarded to a book in poetry in French. The jury for 2022 comprised…

  • Blaise Ndala, Louis-Philippe Dalembert on Prix de la Porte Dorée 2022 shortlist

    Blaise Ndala, Louis-Philippe Dalembert on Prix de la Porte Dorée 2022 shortlist

    Blaise Ndala and Louis-Philippe Dalembert are on the shortlist for Prix de la Porte Dorée 2022 announced on April 9, 2022. Prix de la Porte Dorée (English: Porte Dorée Literary Prize) rewards a novel or a story written in French dealing with the theme of exile. The prize is endowed with 4,000 euros. The jury…

  • Louis-Philippe Dalembert is Prix Joseph Kessel 2022 finalist.

    Louis-Philippe Dalembert is Prix Joseph Kessel 2022 finalist.

    Louis-Philippe Dalembert was revealed to be a finalist of Prix Joseph Kessel 2022 on March 31, 2022. Prix Joseph Kessel is a prize in French language literature, given to “a book of a high literary value written in French” in travel, biography, story, or essay. The prize first awarded in 1997 was named in homage…

  • Jean D’Amerique wins Prix Montluc Résistance et Liberté 2022.

    Jean D’Amerique wins Prix Montluc Résistance et Liberté 2022.

    Jean D’Amerique’s Soleil à coudre was declared the winner of Prix Montluc Résistance et Liberté 2022 on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 Prix Montluc Résistance et Liberté (The Montluc Resistance and Freedom prize) rewards a writer who questions the contemporary practices of resistance to oppression in all its forms or whose work constitutes in itself an…

  • Jean D’Amerique wins Prix Fintro Prijs 2021.

    Jean D’Amerique wins Prix Fintro Prijs 2021.

    Jean D’Amerique was awarded the Prix Fintro Prijs 2021 at a ceremony in Antwerp, Belgium on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. Prix Fintro Prijs is a prize to support young Belgian artists in the three categories of Painting, Sculpture and Photography; Cinema, Theater and Dance; as well as Literature. In the literature category, young authors of…

  • Prix Littéraire Fetkann Maryse Condé 2021 winners announced.

    Prix Littéraire Fetkann Maryse Condé 2021 winners announced.

    Emmelie Prophete, Lussunzi Vita Mbala, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, Jean D’Amerique, Elizabeth Colomba and Aurélie Levy were revealed to be Prix littéraire Fetkann Maryse Condé winners. The announcement was made at Café de Flore, Paris, France on November 24, 2021. The Prix littéraire Fetkann Maryse Condé rewards the works, collections, research works or essays that promote…