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CAINE PRIZE 2017 Announces judging Panel

Five People had been announced to be a part of the judging panel of The Caine Prize for African Writing. The panel will be chaired by Nii Ayikwei Parkes, who is award winning author, poet and editor. 235 more words


#WriterSpotlight - Ibukun has learnt never to define her worth as a writer by numbers or by support base

Our #WriterSpotlight features keep getting better. Today’s guest is Ibukun Gbemisola Ogunyemi. Her biggest dream is that her writing inspires young women and children to rise above their pain and struggles; to step outside all shades of boxes. 1,541 more words

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Episode 3: Caine Prize Shortlist 2016

In which our friend Laila Le Guen joins us in discussing the stories. This was an interesting year to read. Some themes kept recurring and there was even a pre-prize fiasco. Listen.


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A Stack of Seven Links

Lists are the best. As I was reading Emily’s 6 on the 6th list over at Curious Iguana’s blog, I was reminded how much I  509 more words


A rather stressful summer in London

Sitting at Heathrow airport after a couple of months back in London. What should have been a joyous time of moving back into our old house, happily renovated and divided into two flats, has been a nightmare of gruelling proportion, admittedly interspersed with some high spots. 933 more words


South African Writer Lidudu Malingani, Wins the 2016 Caine Prize for African Writing.

Dayo Fasasi,

The Caine Prize, is described as Africa’s leading literary award, for African writers. Lindudu Malingani’s short story entitled ‘Memories We Lost’ published in… 177 more words

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The Caine Prize for African Writing 2016: Lidudumalingani

Lidudumalingani, from South Africa, has been announced the winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing 2016. His short story, Memories We Lost, was published in… 43 more words

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