Khalid Lyamlahy's Book Garners Critical Acclaim

This article was originally published in January 2024. Updates about the results of the awards were added below in March and April.

An Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies and the College, Khalid Lyamlahy published his second novel, Evocation d'un mémorial à Venisein 2023. Since its publication, the novel has earned numerous recognitions, including a nomination for the International Organization of the Francophonie's prestigious Prix des cinq continents (Prize of the Five Continents): 

Congratulations, Professor Lyamlahy! 

March 2024 Update: The 22nd annual Prix des 5 continents de la Francophonie awards ceremony was held on March 26 at the Musée de l'Homme à Paris. Professor Lyamlahy’s work Evocation d'un mémorial à Venise was selected by the jury for a Special Mention. Read more from the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie.

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April 2024 Update: The jury of the 1924 Prix Jésus Paradis selected Professor Lyamlahy’s work Evocation d'un mémorial à Venise for a special mention (petit Jésus). Read more from Livres Hebdo.