Lettre Ulysses Award for the art of reportage

Jury 2006

The ten members of the jury 2006 are:

Gamal al-Ghitany, Egypt

Andrei Bitov, Russia

Urvashi Butalia, India

Nedim Gürsel, Turkey

Isabel Hilton, Great Britain

Anne Nivat, France

Sergio Ramírez, Nicaragua

Pedro Rosa Mendes, Portugal

Ilija Trojanow, Germany

Yang Lian, China

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"Reportage and literature tend to be separate in the Arab world. In reportage you talk about events, about current affairs; and there is literature, which has something to do with imagination. Literary reportage is a new genre, a new way of approaching modern life"Amjad Nasser (jury member 2004)