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Emezi, Njoku and Awerbuck make Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2017 shortlist

Akwaeke Emezi, Kelechi Njoku and Diane Awerbuck are on the shortlist for Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2017 announced on April 4, 2017. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize which was born in 2012 is awarded annually for the best piece of unpublished short fiction and open to Commonwealth citizens aged 18 and over. Prizes are awarded […]

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Twelve writers for Caine Prize workshop 2015 in Ghana

The Caine Prize workshop is one of those events that come along once a year. In these workshops which have been happening since 2003, writers who were shortlisted for the Caine Prize in the previous year are joined by other promising writers. They are mentored by experienced writers on the craft of writing. The workshops […]


Caine Prize 2014 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the Caine Prize for African literature, one of the continents hottest short story awards, has just been announced. This is the fifteenth year of the prize that was initially welcomed universally although the universality has been in question in recent years. Some of the more famous previous recipients of the award have […]