Véronique Tadjo

Véronique Tadjo was born in Paris in 1955.  She grew up in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, her father’s homeland.  She studied Literature at the University of Abidjan and completed her doctorate in Afro-American Literature and Culture at the Sorbonne.  In 1983 she attended Howard University in Washington, D.C., on a Fulbright Scholarship, then taught at the […]

Tanella Boni

Tanella Boni was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, in 1954. She studied Philosophy in French Toulouse and at the Sorbonne in Paris, where she received a doctorate in 1987. For twenty five years she has worked as Philosophy Professor at the University of Cocody in Abidjan, and since 1984 has published poetry, novels (among them […]