Wilfried N’Sondé was born in 1969 in the Congo (Brazzaville) and grew up in France. After having studied politic sciences in Paris, he lived 25 years in Berlin. He is now based in Paris. Wilfried is widely considered one of the shining lights of the new generation of African and Afropean writers. His work has received considerable critical attention and been recognized with prestigious literary awards, including the Prix de Cinq Continents de la Francophonie and the Prix Senghor de la création littéraire. His last novel, Concrete Flowers, was published in English by Indiana University Press in 2018. He is also a musician and a songwriter, and he tours with his brother Serge N’Sondé in France and Germany. His appearance is in partnership with the Toronto Cultural Office of the French Embassy in Canada.
Events Wilfried N’Sondé was involved in
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Présentation par un auteur français Wilfried N'Sondé.
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 5:00 PM
Join France’s celebrated author Wilfried N'Sondé as he presents from his latest literary work, Concrete Flowers, alongside other literary talents at the third annual Wordstock Sudbury.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Join celebrated authors—Anthony De Sa and Wilfried N’Sondé—on the search for hope through their beautifully crafted new novels about escaping one’s destiny.
Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Authors from the European Union offer audiences a rare chance to hear acclaimed works recited live in the languages in which they were originally written.