Ayobami Adebayo on Prix Les Afriques 2020 longlist

Nigeria’s Ayobami Adebayo’s debut novel ‘Stay With Me’ has made the Prix Les Afriques 2020 longlist in a list of 28 books from across Africa.

‘Reste Avec Moi’, the French edition of ‘Stay With Me’ was released in France by Editions Charleston on January 9, 2019.

The novel which has received international acclaim was shortlisted for the Baileys Prize for Women’s Fiction, 9mobile Prize for Literature and Wellcome Book Prize, longlisted for the International Dylan Thomas Prize, among several others.

The shortlist of five novels for the Prix Les Afriques 2020 will be announced on July 1, and the winner on October 15, 2020.

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