Biography of Patrice NGANANGCameroon > Literature : Patrice NGANANG
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Patrice Nganang (b. in 1970) , is a Cameroonian writer.He is a professor of Modern European Languages in the US. His first volume of poems, Elobi, appeared in 1995.
His most acclaimed novel, Temps de Chien, was awarded the Prix Marguerite Yourcenar (for Francophone writers living in the USA) in 2001 and the Grand Prix Littéraire de l'Afrique Noire (leading literary award for African Francophone writers) in 2002. This novel has been translated into German in 2003 under the title Hundezeiten and is to be released in English under the title Dog Days in the course of 2006 (Dog days, University of Virginia Press).
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