In the past few days, I have been telling stories.
Stories of people who have done exceptionally well, and for some reason, stories of exceptional people in art. 378 more words
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A big congratulations to Kenya’s Okwiri Oduor for winning the 2014 Caine Prize for African Writing!!
Okwiri Oduor is the 15th winner of the Caine Prize, which is recognized as Africa’s leading literary award for short stories. 121 more words
In less than a week, the 2014 Caine Prize winner will be announced!
For those who are not familiar, the Caine Prize for African Writing, which was first awarded in 2000 is an award “open to writers from anywhere in Africa for work published in English. 441 more words
Date Read: April 30th 2014
Published: October 25th 2011
Publisher: Harper Perennial
E.C. Osondu is a fearless and passionate new writer whose stories echo the joys and struggles of a cruel, beautiful world. 290 more words
The fifteenth Caine Prize top five shortlist has been out for a while now. As always, it was an exciting time for both the African writers and readers as the African literature was growing in international attention, form and numbers. 782 more words
Published: August 13th 2013
Publisher: Mariner Books
Here are Nigerian women at home and transplanted to the United States, building lives out of longing and hope, faith and doubt, the struggle to stay and the mandate to leave, the burden and strength of love. 504 more words