Le prix Goncourt des lycéens 2016 a été attribué au Franco-rwandais Gaël Faye

Goncourt Prize for Franco-Rwandan custom students 2016 Gael fae

On November 17, Gaël Faye received the prestigious Prix Goncourt des lycéens 2016 for his first novel Petit pays (Grasset), in which he recounts his childhood in Burundi, torn by the " Horror of civil war and genocide.
Author-composer-interpreter before being a writer, the Franco-Rwandan Gaël Faye was also selected for the Goncourt and Interallié awards. At 34, he is the literary revelation of the re-entry.
The Goncourt Prize for high school students is a French literary prize organized by Fnac and the Ministry of Education, whose jury is made up of approximately 2,000 pupils. (Wikipedia)
The jury praised "the fluidity, the sensitivity of the words" but also "the topics tackled including the war in Rwanda, the discovery of identity and evolution in adult life".
The Ministry of Education and Fnac organize the Goncourt Prize for high school students with the agreement of the Academy Goncourt. The objective is to introduce high school students to contemporary literature and to stimulate the desire to read.

What is the Goncourt Prize for high school students?

The Goncourt of high school students allows nearly 2,000 students to read and study the selection of novels from the list of Goncourt. Some fifty classes of high school students between the ages of 15 and 18, coming from secondary, first, terminal or BTS, general, scientific or technical are concerned. The selection of classes is based on the motivation of the teachers. Two months to study books
After the announcement of the books selected for the Goncourt Prize by members of the Goncourt Academy, Fnac handed out the books on the list to each class. High school students have two months to read the novels, with the help of teachers. During this intense period of reading, regional meetings are organized between authors and high school students.

 To mention that "in the last five years, the Goncourt of high school students is the literary prize whose average sales is the highest with nearly 395,000 copies, before the Prix Goncourt which reaches an average of 345,000 copies."



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