Why did African writers take literary laurels in 2021?

Why did African writers take literary laurels in 2021

African writers won three major international awards this year: the Nobel Prize, the Booker Prize in the UK and the Goncourt in France. “We are witnessing a renaissance in the literary world’s attention to Africa”Xavier Garnier, professor of Francophone and Swahili African Literature at the Sorbonne Nouvelle University, told AFP news agency. A “singular” phenomenon. … Read more

African writers took literary laurels in 2021

African writers took literary laurels in 2021

First modification: 11/25/2021 – 12:22Last modification: 11/25/2021 – 12:21 Paris (AFP) – African writers won three major international awards this year: the Nobel Prize, the Booker Prize in the United Kingdom and the Goncourt in France. “We are witnessing a renaissance in the attention of the literary world towards Africa,” Xavier Garnier, professor of Francophone … Read more