The Alliance Française Ottawa invites you to meet the writer Edem Awumey who will do a conference/reading to speak about his last book : « Mina parmi les ombres» Edem Awumey (born
The Alliance Française Ottawa invites you to meet the writer Edem Awumey who will do a conference/reading to speak about his last book : « Mina parmi les ombres»
Edem Awumey (born 1975 in Lomé, Togo) is a Togolese-Canadian writer. Born in Togo and educated in France, he has lived in Gatineau, Quebec since 2005.His debut novel Port-Mélo won the Grand prix littéraire d’Afrique noire in 2006, and his second novel Les Pied sales was a shortlisted nominee for the Prix Goncourt in 2009. Dirty Feet, an English translation of Les Pieds sales by Lazer Lederhendler, was also a shortlisted nominee for the 2011 Governor General’s Award for French to English translation and the 2012 ReLit Award for fiction.His third novel, Rose déluge, was published in 2011, and his fourth, Explication de la nuit, was published in 2013. He is also the author of Tierno Monénembo: le roman de l’exil, a critical study of the work of Tierno Monénembo.
This event is organized in partnership with Le Salon du Livre de l’Outaouais.
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