Maryse Conde Wins Alternative Literature Prize In Absence Of Nobel

www.oann.com | 8/29/2008 | Staff
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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Maryse Conde from the French Caribbean territory of Guadeloupe was awarded the New Academy Prize in Literature, created after the Swedish Academy postponed this year’s literary Nobel as it sought to deal with the aftermath of a rape scandal.

The New Academy was founded by more than 100 Swedish cultural figures earlier this year as a response to the scandal and the postponement of the Nobel.

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