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Edem Awumey

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Edem Awumey was born in Togo in 1975. His first novel, Port-Mélo, won the Grand Prix Littéraire de L’Afrique Noire, one of the most distinguished literary prizes in Africa, and his second novel, the French edition of Dirty Feet entitled Les pieds sales, was a finalist for one of France’s prestigious literary prizes, the Prix Goncourt. Awumey now lives in Canada where he is a teacher.

Books by Edem Awumey

Dirty Dirty Feet

Lespeids Les Pieds Sales