Abdourahman Waberi


Abdourahman Waberi

Abdourahman A. Waberi is novelist, essayist, poet and short-story writer.

Abdourahman Waberi was born in Djibouti City in 1965. He went to France in 1985 to study English literature. Waberi worked as a literary Consultant for Editions Le Serpent à plumes, Paris, and as a literary critic for Le Monde Diplomatique. He has been a member of the International Jury for the Lettre/Ulysses Award for the Art of Reportage (Berlin, Germany), 2003 & 2004.Furthermore Waberi worked as an English teacher at Caen, France, where he has lived for most of time since 1985. He was awarded with several honors including the Stefan-Georg-Preis 2006, Heinrich-Heine-Universität, the Grand Prix Littéraire de l’Afrique noire 1996 and the Prix biennal « Mandat pour la liberté » - offered by PEN France, 1998.In 2005 he was chosen amongst the “50 Writers of Future” by French literary Magazine "Lire".

In 2006/2007, Waberi lived in Berlin as a guest of the DAAD. He is currently a Donald and Susan Newhouse Center Humanities Fellow at Wellesley College, USA. His work is translated into more than ten languages.in 2007 Waberi participated in the Stock Exchange of Visions project.

Translated works

*The Land Without Shadows (short-story collection), translated by Jeanne Garane, prefaced by Nuruddin Farah, University Press of Virginia, 2005
*In The United States of Africa (novel), translation by David and Nicole Ball, University Press of Nebraska (forthcoming in 2008).

Bibliography

* "Le Pays Sans Ombre" ("The Land Without Shadow"), Serpent à plumes, Paris, 1994, ISBN 2-908957-31-0
* "Balbala", Serpent à plumes, Paris 1998, ISBN 2-07-042121-X
* "Cahier nomade" ("Nomad's Book"), Serpent à plumes, Paris, 1999 ISBN 2-84261-127-6
* "L'oeil nomade" ("Nomad's Eye"), L'Harmattan, Paris 1997, ISBN 2-7384-5222-1
* "Les Nomades, mes frères vont boire à, la Grande Ourse" ("The Nomads: My brothers go drinking in the Grande Ourse") Hachette Education, Paris 2000, ISBN 2-7085-0231-X
* "Rift, routes, rails" ("Rifts, Roads and Rails"), Gallimard, Paris 2001, ISBN 2-07-076023-5
* "Transit", Gallimard, Paris 2003, ISBN 2-07-076874-0
* "Moisson de crânes" ("Harvest of Skulls"), Serpent à plumes, Paris 2004 ISBN 2-7538-0020-0
* "Aux Etats Unis d'Afrique", Lattès, Paris 2006

External links

* [http://www.abdourahmanwaberi.com/ Official site (mostly in French)]
* [http://www.lettre-ulysses-award.org/jury04/bio_waberi.html Brief biography (in French)]
* [http://www.stockexchangeofvisions.org/speaker.php?id=16 Stock Exchange Of Visions: Visions of Waberi Abdourahman (Video Interviews)]

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