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Pen Transmission To close our series on exile with the British Museum and Edmund de Waal, Scholastique Mukasonga writes a personal experience of exile as a Rwandan Tutsi

PEN Transmissions : Exils

News - Scholastique - June 29, 2020

I wrote an essay “Exils”, a personal experience of exile as a Rwandan Tutsi, for the series on exile published by PEN Transmissions with the…

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The New Yorker Fiction : Scholastique Mukasonga on Writing and Mourning from Exile

The New Yorker Fiction : Writing and Mourning from Exile

Uncategorized - Scholastique - June 16, 2020

I discusses about the autobiographical elements of my short story in this week’s issue on The New Yorker magazine .

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This week's story, “Grief” by Scholastique Mukasonga, is now online. Fiction, Rwanda, genocide

The New Yorker Fiction : “Grief”

News - Scholastique - June 15, 2020

You can read my short story “Grief” on The New yorker Fiction site. 👁️ Illustration by Lucy Jones.

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OUR LADY OF THE NILE win The Crystal Bear for the Best Film at Berlinale 2020

OUR LADY OF THE NILE win The Crystal Bear for the Best Film at Berlinale 2020

Awards - Scholastique - February 29, 2020

Our Lady of the Nile (Notre-Dame du Nil) by Atiq Rahimi was awarded the Crystal Bear for the Best Film in Generation 14plus at the…

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Our Lady of Nile film directed by Atiq Rahim from Scholastique Mukasonga's novel

Our Lady of Nile film – Trailer

News - Scholastique - December 19, 2019

Watch the trailer for the film Notre-Dame du Nil directed by Atiq Rahimi from my eponymous novel. It will be released in cinema in France…

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The 10 Best Translated Novels of the Decade

Literary Hub – The 10 Best Translated Novels of the Decade

News, Reviews - Scholastique - November 18, 2019

Literary Hub selected my book ‘The Barefoot Woman” among the 10 Best Translated Novels of the Decade.

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National Book Awards 2019 finalists

The Barefoot Woman is US National Book Awards 2019 finalist

Awards - Scholastique - October 9, 2019

I’m so grateful to see my book The Barefoot Woman as a Finalist for 2019 National Book Awards for Translated Literature.

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The 2019 National Book Awards Longlist: Translated Literature - The New Yorker

The Barefoot Woman is long-listed for the National Book Awards

News - Scholastique - September 20, 2019

I’m delighted to see my book “The Barefoot Woman” in the long listed for The New Yorker‘s 2019 National Book Awards in the category of…

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Variety Film Review: ‘Our Lady of the Nile’ - Scholastique Mukasonga, Atiq Rahimi, Rwanda, Genocide

Variety Film Review: ‘Our Lady of the Nile’

News, Reviews - Scholastique - September 18, 2019

The american media Variety has published a review of the film “Our Lady of the Nile“, the film adaptation by Atiq Rahimi of my novel.

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Our Lady of the Nile film world premiere on Toronto TIFF 2019, Rwanda, genocide, film

“Our Lady Of The Nil” film world premiere in Toronto TIFF 2019

News - Scholastique - August 16, 2019

The film “Our Lady Of The Nil” adapted from my novel (Prix Renaudot), directed by Atiq Rahimi, will open Toronto TIFF 2019 (Toronto International Film…

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