DISCUSSION WITH THE WRITER SYLVAIN PRUDHOMME
Sylvain Prudhomme is the author of four novels including several taking place in contemporary Africa where he lived and worked. After growing up in Cameroon, Burundi, Niger and Mauritius, he studied literature in Paris before running, from 2010 to 2012, the French and Senegalese Alliance in Ziguinchor, in Senegal. Among his novels are: Les Grands (Gallimard, 2014), available in English in fall 2017 from the Torontobased publisher BookThug and entitled “The Great”, and Légende (Gallimard, 2016), his latest novel.
Sylvain Prudhomme is also the author of
several reports and worked with numerous
French magazines, including Geste, Le
Tigre and La Nouvelle Revue Française. He
now contributes to the column « Écritures
» in the French newspaper Libération.
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