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Moroccan Writer Abdellah Hammoudi, Second Prize of the Lettre Ulysses Award 2005

20/10/2005

Moroccan Writer Abdellah Hammoudi, Second Prize of the Lettre Ulysses Award 2005The international jury of the Lettre Ulysses Award, the only world prize for literary reportage, announced this year’s winner on October 15th in Berlin. The price is designed to bring the outstanding achievements of literary reportage to international attention and to support its authors both materially and symbolically. The prize has a total endowment of 100,000 Euro, as well as working residencies in Berlin. In 2005 the International Jury awarded the first prize to British Writer Alexandra Fuller for the book Scribbling the Cat. Travels with an African Soldier, the second prize went to Moroccan Abdellah Hammoudi for its Une saison à la Mecque. Récit de pélerinage.