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Seeking a publisher

I am actively seeking English-language publishers for the extraordinary books listed below.

Cover of La Poule et son cumin by Zineb Mekouar

And the Cumin Too

by Zineb Mekouar

This masterfully interwoven postcolonial coming-of-age story follows two unforgettable Moroccan women born in the mid-1980s—wealthy Kenza and her maid’s daughter Fatiha—as they grow up, explore their sexuality, and struggle to find their way in very different worlds. Contact me for a pitch and sample.

Black Swan

by Laure Gouraige

A rollicking novella about identity politics narrated in the second person. Pitch and sample available.

Cover of Les Idées noires by Laure Gouraige
Cover of Le Tailleur de Relizane by Olivia Elkaim

The Tailor of Relizane

by Olivia Elkaim

The extraordinarily poignant tale of a Jewish Algerian family's forced exile to France in the wake of the Algerian War. Contact me for a pitch and sample.

Massa and Honey

by Roukiata Ouedraogo

From her comfortable perch on her mother's back, Yasmina narrates the story of her mother's fight to free her wrongfully accused husband  from prison and keep poverty at bay for her seven children in Burkina Faso. A heart-rending ode to her mother's grit full of wry humor and insightful social criticism. Pitch and English sample available.

Cover of Du Miel sous les galettes by Roukiata Ouedraogo
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