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Author: Edem Awumey

Edem Awumey was born in Lomé, Togo. He is the author of MINA AMONG THE SHADOWS (Mawenzi House/TSAR Publishers, 2020), DESCENT INTO NIGHT (Mawenzi House/TSAR Publishers, 2017), Port- Melo (2006), which won the prestigious Grand prix littéraire d'Afrique noire; Les pieds sales (2009), which was a finalist for the Prix Goncourt in France; and Rose déluge (2011). The English translation of Les pieds sales, Dirty Feet (2011), was selected for the Dublin Impac Award. In 2006 Awumey was selected to be a literary protégé to the renowned Moroccan writer Tahar Ben Jelloun. Edem Awumey currently lives in Gatineau, Quebec.

Descent into Night
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Descent into Night

Mawenzi House/TSAR Publishers

Fiction. Translated from the French by Phyllis Aronoff and Howard Scott. Finalist for the 2018 Governor General's Literary Award for Translation. From Goncourt Prize finalist a beautiful and brilliant new novel. With a nod to Samuel Beckett and Bohu...

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Mina Among the Shadows
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PAPERBACK $20.95 11/15/2020

Mina Among the Shadows

Mawenzi House/TSAR Publishers

Fiction. African & African American Studies. Short Stories. Translated by Phyllis Aronoff and Howard Scott. Kerim Neto returns to his hometown, a city on Africa's Atlantic coast, to search for Mina, his former model, lover, and muse. But Mina has di...

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