Rémy Ngamije wins Museum of African Diaspora African Literary Award 2022.

Rémy Ngamije was declared the winner of the inaugural edition of the Museum of African Diaspora African Literary Awards on September 8, 2022.

The Museum of the African Diaspora is a contemporary art museum in San Francisco, California. one of only a few museums of its kind in the USA, they hold exhibitions and present artists exclusively of the African diaspora.

The museum has unveiled its new African Literary Awards “in recognition of an author who has produced a work of literary excellence and taken a leadership role in promoting writing and literacy in their local community.”. ‍It is judged by a panel of African Book Club Co-Founder, Faith Adiele; Director of Public Programs, Elizabeth Gessel; and Senior Public Programs Manager, Nia McAllister.

The winner of the award has been announced today, International Literacy Day and it is;

  • Rémy Ngamije, The Eternal Audience of One: A Novel (Simon & Schuster 2021)

Rémy Ngamije responded on Twitter, “What a special delight to be the inaugural winner of the Museum of the African Diaspora’s African Literary Award for The Eternal Audience of One and my work with @doeklitmag and @doek_africa! Thank you @MoADsf for this honour!”