Tag: Khalil Diallo

  • Festival International de Littérature de Dakar 2023 winners announced.

    Festival International de Littérature de Dakar 2023 winners announced.

    Khalil Diallo, Tanella Boni, and Mbarek Ould Beyrouk won at the Festival International de Littérature de Dakar 2023 in Dakar, Senegal on Saturday, July 29, 2023. In 2022, Festival International de Littérature de Dakar (Filid) (English: Dakar International Literary Festival) made its debut in venues in Senegal. It was attended by writers, literary critics, publishers,…

  • Prix Premiere 2023 longlist announced.

    Prix Premiere 2023 longlist announced.

    Meryem Alaoui, Diaty Diallo, Khalil Diallo, and Mohamed Mbougar Sarr are on the longlist for the Prix Premiere 2023 announced on July 7, 2023. Prix Premiere (English: First Prize) is an award organized by the Franco-German Cultural Institute of Tübingen and the Book Office of the French Institute in Germany. The award celebrates books translated…

  • 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…

  • Khalil Diallo on Prix Littéraire Jesus Paradis 2022 shortlist

    Khalil Diallo on Prix Littéraire Jesus Paradis 2022 shortlist

    Khalil Diallo’s L’Odyssée des Oubliés is on the shortlist for the Prix Littéraire Jesus Paradis 2022 announced on January 11, 2022. Prix Littéraire Jesus Paradis, named after the restaurateur Jesus Borges and the bar he runs in the tenth arrondissement of Paris, was launched in 2019. Handed out for a sophomore novel, it is organized…

  • Khalil Diallo, Eugène Ébodé, Yamen Manai are Prix Mare Nostrum 2021 finalists.

    Khalil Diallo, Eugène Ébodé, Yamen Manai are Prix Mare Nostrum 2021 finalists.

    Khalil Diallo, Eugène Ébodé and Yamen Manai were revealed to be finalists of the Prix Mare Nostrum 2021 on September 30, 2021. Mare Nostrum – Une Méditerranée autrement (English: Our sea – A Mediterranean otherwise), is an association of women and men, united by the desire to promote “Mare Nostrum” within the Occitanie Region, on…

  • Book Digest: Helen Oyeyemi, Remy Ngamije, Khalil Diallo, Yvonne Bailey-Smith

    Book Digest: Helen Oyeyemi, Remy Ngamije, Khalil Diallo, Yvonne Bailey-Smith

    We wrap up book news for our readers in our regular Book Digest feature. Today our focus is books from Helen Oyeyemi, Remy Ngamije, Khalil Diallo, and Yvonne Bailey-Smith. Peaces, Helen Oyeyemi Publisher: Riverhead BooksPublication Date: April 6, 2021Genre: Literary fictionLanguage: EnglishWhere to find it: Penguin Random House. Helen Oyeyemi Helen Oyeyemi is the author…

  • 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 Kourouma 2021 longlist announced.

    Prix Kourouma 2021 longlist announced.

    The writers who made the longlist for the Prix Kourouma 2021 were announced on Wednesday, April 28, 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 year.…

  • Khalil Diallo is Prix Aminata Sow Fall 2019 winner.

    Khalil Diallo is Prix Aminata Sow Fall 2019 winner.

    Khalil Diallo was announced the winner of Prix Aminata Sow Fall for Creativity, for his manuscript The Spring of Regrets in Dakar, Senegal on Sunday, November 25, 2019. Aminata Sow Fall is a Senegalese author considered the first published woman novelist from francophone Black Africa. Some of her most popular books are La Greve Des…

  • Cote D’Ivoire’s Prix Ivoire 2019 finalists announced.

    Cote D’Ivoire’s Prix Ivoire 2019 finalists announced.

    The finalists for Prix Ivoire 2019, the leading literary prize from Cote D’Ivoire, were announced on August 9, 2019. 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 (about 3,000 euros) cheque,…

  • 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…