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Marie NDiaye’s new novel “The Cheffe” out in October.

Marie NDiaye’s newest novel The Cheffe, published by Penguin Random House, makes its appearance on the African literary scene on October 29, 2019. Marie NDiaye is one of the most prolific authors from the African continent with novels for children and adults, short stories, plays, and screenplays written in French. Born in France to Senegalese […]

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OkayAfrica picks its top women in African literature 2018

OkayAfrica has picked its top women for 2018 in a variety of fields. The women who made the list in African literature are Leila Aboulela, Marie NDiaye, Yrsa Daley-Ward, Taiye Selasi, Malebo Sephodi, Koleka Putuma, Upile Chisala, and Nnedi Okorafor. OkayAfrica, founded in 2011, is a digital media platform dedicated to African culture, music and […]