Four African Writers in the list of 2012 Dublin IMPAC Award

The 2012 IMPAC Longlist

The long-list of the prestigious Dublin IMPAC Award for the year 2012 has been announced. The €100 000 award is unique in that titles are nominated for the IMPAC by libraries worldwide.

Authors whose heritage one might consider African – they include Leila Aboulela (Lyrics Alley), Aminatta Forna (The Memory of Love), Nnedi Okorafor (Who Fears Death) and Chike Uzoma (Goodnight Father) are part of the long-listed.

Visit here to read the full announcement.

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8 Responses to Four African Writers in the list of 2012 Dublin IMPAC Award

  1. Good luck to all the listed writers, especially the African writers.

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  2. winstonsdad says:

    nice to see some made it through it is a good list this year I ve read a few of the books on it ,all the best stu

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  3. Lauri says:

    I’ve only read Memory of Love and really loved it.

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  4. amymckie says:

    So fantastic that these great authors all made the list. I’ve still to read anything by Chike Uzoma but hopefully I will soon.

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