Tag: Djaïli Amadou Amal

  • Translations: Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Blaise Ndala, Djaïli Amadou Amal, Lisette Lombe

    Translations: Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Blaise Ndala, Djaïli Amadou Amal, Lisette Lombe

    Translations for books by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Blaise Ndala, Djaïli Amadou Amal, and Lisette Lombe are available for your reading pleasure. La Femme Premiere by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi Book:   La Femme PremiereOriginal Title:  The First WomanAuthor:  Jennifer Nansubuga MakumbiTranslator:  Céline SchwallerPublisher:  Editions MétailiéPublishing Date:  March 1, 2024Language:   English to FrenchWhere to Find it:  Editions Métailié…

  • Djaïli Amadou Amal wins Grand Prix Littéraire du Mont Cameroun.

    Djaïli Amadou Amal wins Grand Prix Littéraire du Mont Cameroun.

    Djaïli Amadou Amal’s novel Coeur du Sahel was named the winner of Grand Prix Littéraire du Mont Cameroun in Yaoundé, Cameroon on May 18, 2023. L’association des poètes et écrivains du Cameroun (APEC) (English: The Association of Poets and Writers of Cameroon) started a new award called Grand Prix Littéraire du Mont Cameroun. Its premise…

  • Book Digest: Chika Unigwe, Djaïli Amadou Amal, Breanne Mc Ivor, Peace Adzo Medie

    Book Digest: Chika Unigwe, Djaïli Amadou Amal, Breanne Mc Ivor, Peace Adzo Medie

    We wrap up book news for our readers in our regular Book Digest segment with books from Djaïli Amadou Amal, Breanne Mc Ivor, Peace Adzo Medie, and Chika Unigwe. The God of Good Looks by Breanne Mc Ivor Publisher: William MorrowDate: May 16, 2023Genre: FictionLanguage: EnglishWhere to find it: Click here. Breanne Mc Ivor Breanne…

  • Djaïli Amadou Amal is Prix Goncourt Des Lycee 2020 winner.

    Djaïli Amadou Amal is Prix Goncourt Des Lycee 2020 winner.

    Djaïli Amadou Amal’s Les Impatientes was announced the winner of the Prix Goncourt Des Lycee 2020 on December 2, 2020. The Prix Goncourt des Lycéens is a French literary award that was created as a sort of younger sibling of the Prix Goncourt, a prestigious prize for French-language literature in 1987. The award gives the…

  • Djaïli Amadou Amal on Prix Goncourt 2020 shortlist.

    Djaïli Amadou Amal on Prix Goncourt 2020 shortlist.

    Djaïli Amadou Amal is on the shortlist for the Prix Goncourt 2020 announced on October 29, 2020. The Prix Goncourt is a prize in French literature, given by the French académie Goncourt to the author of “the best and most imaginative prose work of the year”. Four other prizes are also awarded: Prix Goncourt du…

  • Djaïli Amadou Amal on Prix Goncourt 2020 longlist.

    Djaïli Amadou Amal on Prix Goncourt 2020 longlist.

    Djaïli Amadou Amal is on the longlist for the Prix Goncourt 2020 announced on September 15, 2020. The Prix Goncourt is a prize in French literature, given by the French académie Goncourt to the author of “the best and most imaginative prose work of the year”. Four other prizes are also awarded: Prix Goncourt du…

  • Djaïli Amadou Amal is Orange Book Award in Africa 2019 winner.

    Djaïli Amadou Amal is Orange Book Award in Africa 2019 winner.

    Djaïli Amadou Amal was announced as the Orange Book Award in Africa 2019 winner for her novel Munyal, Les Larmes De La Patience, at a ceremony in Yaoundé, Cameroon on May 22, 2019. The Orange Book in Africa Award was launched in November 2018 to reward a fiction text written in French by an African…

  • Orange Book Award in Africa 2019 finalists announced.

    Orange Book Award in Africa 2019 finalists announced.

    The six finalists for the Orange Book Award in Africa 2019 were announced on March 7, 2019. In November 2018, a new literary prize called the Orange Book in Africa Award aimed at French-speaking Africa was launched. This prize would reward a fiction text written in French by an African writer and published by a…