Marie N’Diaye is the first woman in a decade to win the Goncourt prize

Marie N’Diaye became the first black women to win France’s top literary prize, the Goncourt Prize, reported Agence France yesterday. While the prize comes with a token of 10 euros, the winners of the Goncourt go on to obtain celebrity status in the Francophone world. “I am very happy to be a woman receiving the …