Rwandan Author Wins Top French Literary Award
Rwandan-born Scholastique Mukasonga, who lives in France, has won this year's prestigious Prix Renaudot award for her novel set in a time when the 1994 genocide erupted.
Scholastique Mukasonga: Her book describes life in an isolated elite girls school and the tensions between Hutu and Tutsi pupils.
Focus, 7 November 2012
Scholastique Mukasonga, a Rwandan author living in France, has won this year's Prix Renaudot, a prestigious French literary award, for her novel Notre-Dame du Nil. The award was a… Read more »
RFI, 7 November 2012
A Rwandan author, whose family was massacred in 1994, has won France's prestigious Renaudot prize, even though her book had not made the shortlist. Scholastique Mukasonga thought… Read more »
Daily Monitor, 27 October 2008
The first edition of the award "Grinzane for Africa", an African version of a prestigious Italian literary prize, bestowed upon three figures of contemporary African literature,… Read more »