World Editions closes two-book deal for Alternative Nobel Literature Prize winner Maryse Condé

Guadeloupean author Maryse Condé’s oeuvre has received well-deserved recognition with the Alternative Nobel Prize for Literature, which will be officially awarded to her at the ceremony on December 9 in Stockholm. World Editions will publish two of her novels in English: Waiting for the Water to Rise and her latest novel, The Fabulous and Unfortunate Fate of Ivan and Ivana.

The English translations by Richard Philcox are set to be published in Fall 2019 and Fall 2020 respectively.

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