Skip to main content
Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group
When the Plums Are Ripe

When the Plums Are Ripe

A Novel

Patrice Nganang; Translated from the French by Amy B. Reid

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

BUY THE BOOK

Patrice Nganang; Translated from the French by Amy B. Reid

Patrice Nganang was born in Cameroon and is a novelist, poet, and essayist. His novel Temps de chien received the Prix Marguerite Yourcenar and the Grand prix littéraire d’Afrique noire. He is also the author of La Joie de vivre and L’Invention d’un beau regard. He teaches comparative literature at Stony Brook University.

Amy Baram Reid is a professor of French language and literature at New College of Florida. In 2016, she received a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Translation Fellowship for When the Plums Are Ripe.

Patrice Nganang

Visit the author's faculty page

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Latest on Facebook

LATEST ON TWITTER