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Cameroon

Max Lobe

Max Lobe was born in Douala, Cameroon, in 1986. At eighteen he moved to Switzerland, where he earned a BA in communication and journalism and a master’s in public policy and administration....

Simon-Pierre Mbumbo

Simon-Pierre Mbumbo is a Cameroonian cartoonist and the  co-founder of the Association for Cameroon Cartoonists. In 1998, at the Libreville Festival in Gabon, he met Yves Poinot of...

Christophe Ngalle Edimo

Christophe Ngalle Edimo was born in France but raised in Cameroon. He holds degrees in sciences from the University of Créteil in France and in literature from the University of...

Mongo Beti

Mongo Beti, a pseudonym for Alexandre Biyidi-Awala, was born in Cameroon in 1932 and was exiled for years in France, where he taught in Rouen. In addition to writing novels and essays, he was...

Patrice Nganang

Patrice Nganang was born in Cameroon and is a novelist, poet, and essayist. His novel Dog Days received the Prix Marguerite Yourcenar and the Grand Prix littéraire d’Afrique noire. He...
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