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Join us for a screening of The Miracle of the Little Prince at Film Forum, followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Marjoleine Boonstra. Wednesday, August 28 at 8:10PM | 209 W Houston St, New York, NY. Tickets on sale now.


Amy B. Reid

Amy B. Reid is an award-winning translator who has worked with Patrice Nganang on multiple projects since 2001. In addition to When the Plums Are Ripe, she translated Nganang’s novels Dog Days: An Animal Chronicle (2006) and Mount Pleasant (2016); she is currently working on Empreintes de crabe (2018), the final volume in Nganang’s trilogy about Cameroonian independence. In 2016 she received a Literature Translation Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts for When the Plums Are Ripe. Her other translations include Queen Pokou: Concerto for a Sacrifice (2009) and Far from My Father (2014), both by Véronique Tadjo. She is a professor of French and Gender Studies at New College of Florida.

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