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MARIE NDIAYE was born in Pithiviers, France, in 1967; spent her childhood with her French mother (her father was Senegalese); and studied linguistics at the Sorbonne. She was only eighteen when her first work was published. In 2001 she was awarded the prestigious Prix Femina for her novel Rosie Carpe; in 2009, the Prix Goncourt for Three Strong Women; and in 2015, the Gold Medal in the Arts from the Kennedy Center International Committee on the Arts. She lives in Berlin.
Marie Ndiaye is a guest of honour of the 34th Slovenian Book Fair. A talk with the acclaimed author will be conducted in French and hosted by Luka Novak who will also provide Slovenian translation.
The 34th Slovenian Book Fair in cooperation with the French Institute in Slovenia.