Francophone Authors Nominated for the Impac Dublin Award 2015
The Impac Dublin literary award, a prestigious prize awarded for a single novel written or translated in English, nominated two Francophone authors: Mahi Binebine of Morrocco and Russian-born, French writer Andreï Makine.
Binebine was chosen for Horses of God (translated by Lulu Norman), which tells the story of four friends who grow up to become suicide bombers. Makine was selected for Brief Loves That Live Forever (translated by Geoffrey Strachan), a tale about an orphan set in Soviet Russia.
The winner of the €100,000 prize will be announced on June 17 !