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Where is Ivorian literature really at?

The contemporary literature scene in Côte d’Ivoire consists of mostly university professor-writers who snub books that do not come from within their circle. This, added to the already insular state of writing and publishing houses being described as “manuscript graveyards”, paints a bleak picture for Ivorian literature. Nevertheless, a younger generation is working on alternatives and breaking the barriers of this insularity.