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Writers of African descent PEN America literary awards 2022 finalists.

The finalists for the PEN America literary awards 2022 were announced today, Thursday, January 27, 2022. Here are the writers of African descent in the running. PEN America is an organization that works to defend and celebrate free expression in the United States through the advancement of literature and human rights since it was founded […]

Awards Nigeria

Helen Oyeyemi wins PEN America Literary Award 2017

Helen Oyeyemi has won a PEN America Literary Award 2017. She has won the book for an exceptional book-length work of literature by an author of color published in 2016. A few weeks ago PEN America announced the finalists for the 2017 PEN America Literary Awards in several categories. This is a highly respected award […]