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About Alain Mabanckou
African French writers are serving up hot stuff and we thought you should meet some of them.
1. Alain Mabanckou – Congo.
Alain Mabanckou is a novelist, journalist, poet, and academic, a French citizen born in the Republic of the Congo, he is currently a Professor of Literature at UCLA. He is best known for his novels and non-fiction writing depicting the experience of contemporary Africa and the African diaspora in France.