Tag: Mohamed Mbougar Sarr

  • Maaza Mengiste, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr are Swedish International Literature Prize 2023 finalists

    Maaza Mengiste, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr are Swedish International Literature Prize 2023 finalists

    Maaza Mengiste and Mohamed Mbougar Sarr were declared finalists of Sweden’s Kulturhuset Stadsteatern’s International Literature Prize on Wednesday, September 20, 2023. Kulturhuset Stadsteatern’s is Stockholm’s arts and culture centre hosting live theatre, exhibitions, libraries, seminars, events, and a cinema. One of its flagship events since 2016 is the Internationella Litteraturpris (English: International Literature Prize) awarded…

  • Cherie Jones, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr on Internationaler Literaturpreis 2023 shortlist

    Cherie Jones, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr on Internationaler Literaturpreis 2023 shortlist

    Cherie Jones and Mohamed Mbougar Sarr are on the shortlist for the Internationaler Literaturpreis 2023 announced on Wednesday, August 16, 2023. Internationaler Literaturpreis (English: International Literature Award) is a German literary award for international prose translated into German for the first time. It has been awarded annually by the Haus der Kulturen der Welt and…

  • 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 Littéraire Fetkann Maryse Condé 2021 winners announced.

    Prix Littéraire Fetkann Maryse Condé 2021 winners announced.

    Emmelie Prophete, Lussunzi Vita Mbala, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, Jean D’Amerique, Elizabeth Colomba and Aurélie Levy were revealed to be Prix littéraire Fetkann Maryse Condé winners. The announcement was made at Café de Flore, Paris, France on November 24, 2021. The Prix littéraire Fetkann Maryse Condé rewards the works, collections, research works or essays that promote…

  • Mohamed Mbougar Sarr wins Prix Goncourt 2021.

    Mohamed Mbougar Sarr wins Prix Goncourt 2021.

    Mohamed Mbougar Sarr’s novel La plus Secrète Mémoire Des Hommes is the winner of Prix Goncourt 2021, France’s most prestigious literary award. The announcement has been made today, November 3, 2021. The Prix Goncourt is given by the French Académie Goncourt to the author of “the best and most imaginative prose work of the year”.…

  • Louis-Philippe Dalembert, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr are Prix Goncourt 2021 finalists.

    Louis-Philippe Dalembert, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr are Prix Goncourt 2021 finalists.

    Louis-Philippe Dalembert and Mohamed Mbougar Sarr were revealed to be Prix Goncourt 2021 finalists today, October 26, 2021. 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”. Moroccan-born Leila Slimani won the prize in 2016…

  • Mohamed Mbougar Sarr on Prix Renaudot 2021 first selection

    Mohamed Mbougar Sarr on Prix Renaudot 2021 first selection

    Mohamed Mbougar Sarr’s La Plus Secrète Mémoire Des Hommes features on Prix Renaudot 2021 first selection announced on September 9, 2021. Prix Renaudot is a French literary prize awarded to the author of an outstanding original novel published during the previous year. It created in 1926 by ten art critics awaiting the results of deliberation…

  • Nathacha Appanah, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr on Prix Fémina 2021 second selection.

    Nathacha Appanah, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr on Prix Fémina 2021 second selection.

    Nathacha Appanah  and Mohamed Mbougar Sarr were revealed to on the second selection for Prix Fémina 2021 on September 29, 2021. The Prix Femina is a French literary prize created by 22 writers for the magazine La Vie heureuse (today known as Femina) in 1904. It is decided each year by an exclusively female jury.…

  • Writers of African descent on Prix Fémina 2021 first selection

    Writers of African descent on Prix Fémina 2021 first selection

    Nathacha Appanah, Robert Jones Junior and Mohamed Mbougar Sarr were revealed to on the first selection for Prix Fémina 2021 on September 8, 2021. The Prix Femina is a French literary prize created by 22 writers for the magazine La Vie heureuse (today known as Femina) in 1904. It is decided each year by an…

  • Writers of African descent on Prix Goncourt 2021 first selection

    Writers of African descent on Prix Goncourt 2021 first selection

    David Diop, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, and Louis-Philippe Dalembert are on the first selection for the Prix Goncourt 2021 announced on September 7, 2021, 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”. Moroccan-born Leila Slimani…

  • 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…

  • Veronique Tadjo to chair Orange Book Prize in Africa 2018 jury.

    Veronique Tadjo to chair Orange Book Prize in Africa 2018 jury.

    Veronique Tadjo is the chair of the Orange Book Prize in Africa jury announced on January 22, 2019. The other judges are Valérie Marin La Meslée, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, Wilfried N’Sondé, Michèle Rakotoson, Kouam Tawa, Elizabeth Tchoungui, and Fawzia Zouari. In November 2018, a new literary prize aimed at French- speaking Africa called the Orange…

  • Mohamed Mbougar Sarr wins French Voices Award 2017

    Mohamed Mbougar Sarr wins French Voices Award 2017

    Senegal-born writer Mohamed Mbougar Sarr won the French Voices Award 2017 for his novel Terre Ceinte (Earth Girdle) on February 6, 2018. Also being awarded was his translator into English Alexia Trigo and the publisher Presence Africaine. The French Voices Awards are a partnership of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the USA,…