This year’s shortlist includes three women and two men who hail from France, Rwanda, Morocco, Mauritius, and Iran. The prize also serves to promote the efforts of the bold publishing houses that strive to bring these authors to American readers.

We invite you to discover and vote for your favorite Albertine Prize shortlisted book before April 30th. Then, join online on June 5th via Livestream, for the Albertine Prize award ceremony as they reveal the 2019 winner.

All of the Albertine Prize nominated books are available for purchase; Order the books in English or French over the phone by calling (212) 650 0070Receive a special 5% discount when you order the complete collection of Albertine Prize nominated books!

About the Albertine Prize
The Albertine Prize, co-presented by Van Cleef & Arpels and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, recognizes American readers’ favorite work of contemporary Francophone fiction that has been translated into English and published in the US within the preceding calendar year.

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