Werewere Liking

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Werewere Liking (born 1950, Cameroon) is a writer, playwright and performer based in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. She established the Ki-Yi Mbock theatre troupe in 1980 and founded the Ki-Yi village in 1985 for the artistic education of young people.

Her novel Elle sera de jaspe et de corail is a song-novel recounted by a misovire (a post-gender being) in writing a journal on nine themes.

She received a Prince Claus Award in 2000 for her contributions to culture and society, and the Noma Award in 2005 for her book La mémoire amputée.[1]


Her books and plays include:

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  1. ^ Noma Award 2005

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