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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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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 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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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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The New York Times : 50 Best Memoirs of the Past 50 Years list

News - Scholastique - July 2, 2019

My Book Cockroaches included among THE New York Times‘s best 50 memoirs published since 1969. Cockroaches, translated by Jordan Stump, is published in the United…

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“Our Lady of the Nile” is adapted for the screen by Rahimi and Ramata Sy from the award-winning novel by Scholastique Mukasonga and unfolds in Rwanda in 1973.

Variety : Indie Sales Acquires ‘Our Lady of the Nile’

News - Scholastique - March 15, 2019

Paris-based company Indie Sales has acquired Atiq Rahimi’s “Our Lady of the Nile” (“Notre-Dame du Nil”), the Kabul-born novelist-turned-director’s follow up to the “The Patience…

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The author Scholastique Mukasonga discusses “Cattle Praise Song,” her short story from this week’s issue of the magazine The New Yorker

The New Yorker : Cattle Praise Song and Q&A

News - Scholastique - November 6, 2018

The New Yorker published “Cattle Praise Song,” my short story from this week’s issue of the magazine. I also gave an interview for the The…

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