moroccan writer mahi binebine

Two African writers are on the shortlist for the IMPAC Award (Dublin City Council, Ireland). One is the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who wrote Americanah. The other is from Morocco and his name is Mahi Binebine. He is not only a writer, but also a painter and he knows his maths. The prize is worth €100,000.

Some more on Mahi Binebine and his book ‘Horses of God’ you will find here.

Painting from the author's website:


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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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