Tag: Gauz

  • Book Digest: Gauz, Tomi Obaro, Chinelo Okparanta, Saleh Addonia

    Book Digest: Gauz, Tomi Obaro, Chinelo Okparanta, Saleh Addonia

    We wrap up book news for our readers in our regular Book Digest segment with books from Gauz, Tomi Obaro, Chinelo Okparanta, and Saleh Addonia. Cocoaïans by Gauz Publisher: L’ Arche EditionsPublication Date: August 19, 2022Genre: NonfictionLanguage: FrenchWhere to find it: Decitre, Amazon. Gauz Born in Abidjan, a biochemist by training, Gauz arrived in France…

  • Prix Kourouma 2021 shortlist announced in Geneva

    Prix Kourouma 2021 shortlist announced in Geneva

    Six writers feature on the shortlist for the Prix Kourouma 2021 announced in Geneva, Switzerland on May 31, 2021. When legendary Ivorian author Ahmadou Kourouma passed away in 2003, the African salon at the Geneva Book Fair decided to pay tribute to him by creating a literary prize that bears his name in the following…

  • Prix Les Afriques 2019 longlist announced in Geneva.

    Prix Les Afriques 2019 longlist announced in Geneva.

    The Prix Les Afriques 2019 longlist was announced in Geneva, Switzerland on February 17, 2019. La Cene Littéraire is an association, founded in May 2015, whose aim is to promote the literature of continental and diasporic Africa. Every year since 2016, they have hosted a literary award initially called the “Prix Du Livre Engage” and…