Luanda - Angola will attend the Frankfurt Book Fair set to take place from October 17-23 in Germany.
The information is contained in a press note from the Angolan Writers Association (UEA) that says the writer Gociante Patissa will represent the country at the event.
According to the UEA note that reached ANGOP, the presence of Angola follows an invitation by the Press and Culture section of the German Embassy in Luanda. Gociante Patissa, a relatively new name in the history of the Angolan literature, is seen as showing considerable signs of a promising career.
In addition to having published two books of short stories, two of poetry, a novel and one of chronicles, Gociante Patissa won the Benguela province Culture and Arts Award in 2012, for his contribution to the spread of the Umbundu language and culture.
The writer also won the Sonangol Arts Festival Award in 2014 in the poetry category.