Category: Madagascar

  • Michele Rakotoson wins du Prix Orange du Livre en Afrique 2023.

    Michele Rakotoson wins du Prix Orange du Livre en Afrique 2023.

    Michele Rakotoson’s novel Ambatomanga was named the winner of Prix Orange du Livre en Afrique 2023 at a ceremony in Dakar, Senegal on Friday, May 12, 2023. Prix Orange du Livre en Afrique (Orange Book Prize in Africa) was set up to reward a fiction text written in French by an African writer from a…

  • Prix Ivoire for African Literature 2022 finalists announced

    Prix Ivoire for African Literature 2022 finalists announced

    The finalists for Prix Ivoire for African Literature in French, the leading literary prize from Cote D’Ivoire, were announced on August 13, 2022. The Prix Ivoire is an award created by Akwaba Culture, an Ivorian law association in 2008. Open to writers from Africa and its Diasporas, the winner gets a two million CFA francs…

  • Book Digest: Virgilia Ferrao, Michele Rakotoson, Anietie Isong, Michaela Dudley,

    Book Digest: Virgilia Ferrao, Michele Rakotoson, Anietie Isong, Michaela Dudley,

    We wrap up book news for our readers in our regular Book Digest segment with books from Virgilia Ferrao, Michele Rakotoson, Anietie Isong, and Michaela Dudley. Espíritos Quânticos: uma jornada por histórias de África em ficção especulativa edited by Virgilia Ferrao Publication Date: 2022Genre: Speculative fiction, AnthologyLanguage: PortugueseWhere to find it: Amazon Virgilia Ferrao Virgília…

  • Book digest: Michèle Rakotoson, Pumla Dineo Gqola, Anni Domingo, Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond.

    Book digest: Michèle Rakotoson, Pumla Dineo Gqola, Anni Domingo, Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond.

    We wrap up book news for our readers in our first Book Digest segment for 2022 with books from Michèle Rakotoson, Pumla Dineo Gqola, Anni Domingo, and Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond. Ambatomanga, Le silence et la douleur by Michèle Rakotoson Publisher: Atelier des nomadesPublication Date: May 5, 2022Genre: FictionLanguage: FrenchWhere to find it: Forthcoming. Michèle Rakotoson…