Category: Reunion

  • Prix du Roman Métis des Lecteurs 2023 finalists announced

    Prix du Roman Métis des Lecteurs 2023 finalists announced

    The finalists for the Prix du Roman Métis des Lecteurs 2023 were announced on Thursday, October 19, 2023. The Grand Prix du Roman Métis is an international literary prize awarded every year by the city of Saint-Denis in Reunion since 2010. It rewards a French-language novel highlighting the values ​​of cross-breeding, diversity, and humanism. Since…

  • Prix Renaudot 2023 first selection announced

    Prix Renaudot 2023 first selection announced

    Gaëlle Bélem, Eric Chacour, Nathacha Appanah, and Elgas are on the first selection for Prix Renaudot 2023 announced on Thursday, September 7, 2023. Prix Renaudot is a French literary prize awarded to the author of an outstanding original novel published during the previous year. It was created in 1926 by ten art critics awaiting the…

  • Salon du livre Athéna 2023 for Reunion in October

    Salon du livre Athéna 2023 for Reunion in October

    The fifth edition of Salon du livre Athéna 2023 is set to run in the city of Saint-Pierre, Reunion from October 5 – 8, 2023. Its theme is “Commitment, freedom, and truth.” Salon du livre Athéna was first organised and hosted by director Linda Koo Seen Lin in Saint-Pierre, Réunion in 2013. The name Athena…

  • Book Digest: Binyavanga Wainaina, Monique Severin, Nike Campbell, Yessoh G.D

    Book Digest: Binyavanga Wainaina, Monique Severin, Nike Campbell, Yessoh G.D

    We wrap up book news for our readers in our regular Book Digest segment with books from Binyavanga Wainaina, Monique Severin, Nike Campbell, and Yessoh G.D. How to Write About Africa by Binyavanga Wainaina Publisher: PenguinPublication Date: September 29, 2022Genre: Nonfiction, EssaysLanguage: EnglishWhere to find it:  Penguin. Binyavanga Wainaina Binyavanga Wainaina was a seminal author…

  • African, Caribbean finalists of Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie 2020

    African, Caribbean finalists of Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie 2020

    Hemley Boum, Léonora Miano, Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse, Gaelle Belem and Youssouf Amine Elalamy are finalists for the Prix des cinq continents de la Francophonie 2020 announced on October 5, 2020. 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.…