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Scholastique Mukasonga

Publisher: Archipelago Books

Scholastique Mukasonga was born in Rwanda. Her work has been widely acclaimed by critics, including; La femme aux pieds nus, which won the Prix Seligmann 2008, L’Iguifou, Prix Renaissance de la nouvelle 2011 and Prix Paul Bourdarie 2011; Notre-Dame du Nil, which won the Prix Renaudot 2012 and was adapted to film in 2020; and Ce que murmurent les collines, which won the Grand Prix SGDL de la nouvelle 2015. She received the Bernheim Prize from the Foundation of French Judaism in 2015 for her body of work.

Scholastique Mukasonga’s Festival appearance is generously supported by the French Embassy in Canada.

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