Caine Prize for African Writing

 
A life spent rewriting Africa
A life spent rewriting Africa
In 2006, I had just left my job at a civil society organisation in Johannesburg, where our key purpose was to push governments to make poverty...
The South African short story is becoming public imagination's new fascination
The South African short story is becoming public imagination's new fascination
If one traces the career of South Africa’s most recent Caine prizewinner, it becomes easy to account for the impression that the craft of...
Namwali Serpell protests against the Caine Prize structure
Namwali Serpell protests against the Caine Prize structure
Before Zambian author Namwali Serpell was “surprisingly” selected as the winner of the 2015 Caine Prize for African Writing, she had already...
Caine Prize gets The Sack
Caine Prize gets The Sack
The 16th Caine Prize for African Writing was awarded to Namwali Serpell on Monday for the short story The Sack.
Words exchanged on short-story writing
Words exchanged on short-story writing
As spotty-faced, arrogant students, Nick Mulgrew and Efemia Chela used to present radio shows at Rhodes University. Five years later, they're...
Tope Folarin wins Caine Prize
Tope Folarin wins Caine Prize
Miracle is a story set in Texas in an evangelical Nigerian church where the congregation has gathered to witness the healing powers of a...
Nigerian writer wins Caine Prize for African Fiction
Nigerian writer wins Caine Prize for African Fiction
Babatunde, who lives in the Nigerian state of Ibadan, scooped the £10 000 prize for his short story
Author's Notes: NoViolet Bulawayo
Author's Notes: NoViolet Bulawayo
Zimbabwe's NoViolet Bulawayo, who won the 2011 Caine Prize for African Writing, talks about readers, writers and writing.
Zim writer scoops Caine prize
Zim writer scoops Caine prize
Zimbabwe's NoViolet Bulawayo has won the 2011 Caine Prize for African Writing, described as Africa's leading literary award, for her short story...
'African Booker' shortlist announced
'African Booker' shortlist announced
Two South African writers have been shortlisted for the prestigious 2011 Caine Prize for African Writing, announced on Monday.
Unlike lightning Poison has struck twice
Unlike lightning Poison has struck twice
SA novelist and writer Henrietta Rose-Innes, winner of the 2008 Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story Poison, talks about bringing...

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