Writers Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo win Booker Prize

1638493939 Writers Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo win Booker Prize

The Booker Prize, a prestigious British literary prize, was awarded Monday, October 14 to Canadian writers Margaret Atwood and Anglo-Nigerian Bernardine Evaristo, respectively for Wills and Girl, Woman, Other, named best works of fiction in English of the year. Already crowned 19 years ago, the Canadian novelist and poet Margaret Atwood is this time rewarded … Read more

“Writers and artists are not free to incite crime or damage dignity”

Writers and artists are not free to incite crime or

Since some years, the debate has not stopped growing in the networks and outside them: What do we do with the work of artists who have committed sexual offenses? And with those who defended xenophobic or anti-Semitic positions? And with those who supported dictatorships or criminal regimes? Do we keep reissuing books that make apology … Read more

African writers dominated literary honors in 2021

African writers dominated literary honors in 2021

Paris. African writers won three major international prizes this year: the Nobel; the Booker, in the United Kingdom, and the Goncourt, in France. “We are witnessing a renaissance in the literary world’s attention to Africa,” said Xavier Garnier, professor of Francophone and Swahili African literature at Sorbonne Nouvelle University. A “singular” phenomenon. Historically, African writers … Read more

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

Writers Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo win Booker Prize

Writers Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo win Booker Prize

They are the winners of the prestigious British literary prize Booker Prize: the Canadian writers Margaret Atwood and Anglo-Nigerian Bernardine Evaristo were awarded respectively for Wills and for Girl, Woman, Other, named best works of fiction in English of the year. Already crowned 19 years ago, the Canadian novelist and poet Margaret Atwood is this … Read more

Literary prizes: “group shot” for African writers

Paris (AFP) – The Nobel, the Booker Prize and the Goncourt: in 2021, major literary prizes were won by African writers. A “group shot” which illustrates the recognition of an African literature in phase with the questions of our time. “We are witnessing a renaissance in the attention of the European literary world towards Africa,” … Read more

Literary prizes: “group shot” for African writers

Literary prizes group shot for African writers

Published on : 11/07/2021 – 09:14 Paris (AFP) – The Nobel, the Booker Prize and the Goncourt: in 2021, major literary prizes were won by African writers. A “group shot” which illustrates the recognition of an African literature in phase with the questions of our time. “We are witnessing a renaissance in the attention of … Read more

And now also the Goncourt, literary awards to gogó: the triumph of African writers

And now also the Goncourt literary awards to gogo the

Just a few days ago the ninth edition of the Ake Arts & Book Festival. The festival of African literature par excellence, originating in the very literary city of Lagos and the fertile mind of the novelist Lola Shoneyin, it is now completely turned over to social networks, thus becoming accessible to readers from anywhere … Read more

Artists, writers and musicians collaborate to create a solidarity tableware against Hunger

1635951927 Artists writers and musicians collaborate to create a solidarity tableware

Action Against Hunger, in collaboration with the Cartuja de Sevilla, has presented this Wednesday a vsolidarity ajilla with original designs by 24 artists. Among the participants in the project are the singers Alejandro Sanz, Beatriz Luengo y Yotuel, the writer and Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa, the photographers Eugenio Recuenco and Rocío Aguirre and … Read more