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About Boubacar Boris Diop

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Boubacar Boris Diop (born in 1946 in Dakar) is a Senegalese novelist, journalist and screenwriter. He taught literature and philosophy in several Senegalese high schools. He became technical advisor at the Cultural Ministry of Senegal. His best known work, Murambi, le livre des ossements (Murambi: The Book of Bones), is the fictional account of a notorious massacre during the Rwandan genocide of 1994. He is also the founder of Sol, an independent newspaper in Senegal, and the author of many books, political works, plays and screenplays. Doomi Golo (2006) is one of the only novels ever written in Wolof; it deals with the life of a Senegalese Wolof family. The book was published by Papyrus Afrique, Dakar.





About Bojana Coulibaly

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Bojana grew up in France where she completed her secondary and higher education. She holds a Ph.D. in Languages and Intercultural Studies. She has experience teaching both French and English as a Foreign Language and French and English as a Mother Language in France, the United States and Senegal. She is also a researcher in languages and contemporary literature and cultures.











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