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Patrice Nganang

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Patrice Nganang

Patrice Nganang was born in Cameroon and is a novelist, poet, and essayist. His novel Dog Days received the Prix Marguerite Yourcenar and the Grand Prix littéraire d’Afrique noire. He is also the author of Mount Pleasant (FSG, 2016). He teaches comparative literature at Stony Brook University.

Articles by Patrice Nganang

First Read—from “When the Plums Are Ripe”
By Patrice Nganang
Patrice Nganang's When the Plums Are Ripe, translated by Amy B. Reid and forthcoming from Farrar, Straus and Giroux, recounts the story of Cameroon’s forced entry into World War II,…
Translated by Amy B. Reid
Barking
By Patrice Nganang
I perform without any rage when my master calls me, even if I always shuffle along a little while I do it.
Translated from French by Christine Schwartz Hartley
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