Marie-Leontine Tsibinda

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Marie-Léontine Tsibinda Bilombo is a Republic of Congo writer. In 1981, she received the National Prize for Poetry. In 1996, the received the Prize Unesco-Aschberg. A native of Girard, she fled the Republic of Congo in 1999 during its civil war, stopping briefly in Niamey before settling in Canada in 2002.

Most recent publications[edit]

  • L'Oiseau sans arme [The defenceless bird]. (Illustrated by Michel Hengo). Jouy-Le-Moutier (France) : Bajag-Meri, 1999. [Poetry]
  • Moi, Congo ou les rêveurs de la souveraineté. Jouy-Le-Moutier (France) : Bajag-Meri, 2000. (204p.) ISBN 2-911147-07-3 [Anthology].

Other publications[edit]

  • Poèmes de la terre [Poems of the Earth]. Brazzaville: Editions littéraires congolaises, 1980.
  • Mayombé. Paris: Saint-Germain-des-Prés, 1980.
  • Une Lèvre naissant d'une autre [From one word to the next]. Heidelberg: Editions bantoues, 1984.
  • Demain, un autre jour [Tomorrow is another day]. Paris: Silex, 1987.
  • L'Oiseau sans arme [The defenceless bird]. (Illustrated by Michel Hengo). Jouy-Le-Moutier (France) : Bajag-Meri, 1999 .

Short Stories

  • "Mayangi", Peuples Noirs Peuples Africains [Black people White people] 20 (1981), pp. 148–151.
  • "Quand gronde l'orage" ["When the storm rumbles"], (details of publication unknown, 1982).
  • "L'irrésistible Dekha Danse" in M.M. Kintende. Un Voyage comme tant d'autres [A Journey like so many others] . Paris: Hatier, 1984.
  • "La Princess d'ébène", ["The black princess"]Amina 169 (1 September 1985), pp. 64–64.

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