Den sorte amerikanske forfatter, fotograf og kunsthistoriker Teju Cole (f. 1975) er en ny stjerne på forfatterhimlen. Hans gennembrudsbog, Åben by, tog de amerikanske læsere og kritikere med storm.
2012: Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award
2013: International Literature Award
2015: Windham–Campbell Literature Prize
THE GUARDIAN: AFROPOLITAN, AMERICAN, AFRICAN. WHATEVER.
Interview: The authors discuss translation, ‘travelling while black’ and how to avoid classification. LÆS MERE!
THE NEW YORKER: THE ARRIVAL OF ENIGMAS (anmeldelse af Åben by)
Teju Cole has made his novel as close to a diary as a novel can get, and his narrator is both spectator and flâneur. LÆS MERE!
INTERVIEW MAGAZINE: TEJU COLE
The world has changed lately. Or maybe it hasn't. Maybe it's just that writers are once again finding new stories to tell and new ways—and places—to tell them. One of the writers in recent years who seems especially versatile, courageous, and hopeful (even on subjects that seem so hopeless) is 38-year-old author Teju Cole. LÆS MERE!