Posts for Rwanda

Join the Transnational Literature Series at Brookline Booksmith and City of Asylum Bookstore for a virtual event with Scholastique Mukasonga and Maaza Mengiste to discuss Mukasonga's latest book, Igifu.

Brookline Booksmith presents Scholastique Mukasonga with Maaza Mengiste, 6 pm EST

- Scholastique - October 1, 2020

Scholastique Mukasonga discusses her latest work of fiction with writer Maaza Mengiste.

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Igifu - Sholastique Mukasonga - Rwanda 1994 genocide tutsi short stories

Igifu

Books - Scholastique - September 12, 2020

I’m delighted to announce you that my book “Igifu” translated from french “L’Iguifou. Nouvelles rwandaises” by Jordan Stump out 9/15 on Archipelago Books, the third…

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Scholastique Mukasonga interviewed by the Institute Français at the Beyond Words French Literature Festiva - Rwanda

Institute Français : Brave Girls From Rwanda

Videos - Scholastique - September 11, 2020

You can watch my interview by the Institute Français at the Beyond Words French Literature Festival in May. I talk about my first novel, Our Lady…

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Igifu on Publishers Weekly 's Big Indie Books of Fall 2020 list. Scholastique Mukasonga

Igifu on Publishers Weekly ‘s Big Indie Books of Fall 2020 list.

Reviews - Scholastique - September 10, 2020

My upcoming new Book Igifu was selected on Publishers Weekly ‘s Big Indie Books of Fall 2020 list. Igifu translated from the French by Jordan…

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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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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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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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