Sara Baume received the Ireland Francophonie Ambassador’s Literary Award 2019 [fr]
Sara Baume received the Ireland Francophonie Ambassador’s Literary Award 2019, a prize that each year awards an Irish publication recently translated into French.
Her novel Dans la baie fauve (Spill Simmer Falter Wither) was chosen by the 26 ambassadors composing the jury amongst 3 other publications.
After a speech by the Embassador of Georgia, the young French comedian Clément Prévaux read an extract from Sara Baume’s novel Dans la baie fauve.
The €1500 prize was awarded during a ceremony organised by the Embassy of Georgia in Dublin on the 27th of March 2019.
The translator France Capus-Pichon will be awarded a 3 week internship by Literature Ireland.
The 26 Ireland Francophonie ambassadors (Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Croatia, Egypt, Estonia, France, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Morocco, Mexico, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates) Literature Ireland and the Alliance Française Dublin congratulate Sara Baume!