Fourteenth Caine Prize Shortlist Announced

logo CaineThe shortlist for the 2013 Caine Prize for African Writing was announced on Wednesday 15 May. The shortlist was dominated by Nigerians.

The 2013 shortlist comprises:

  • Elnathan John (Nigeria) Bayan Layi from Per Contra Issue 25 (USA, 2012)
  • Tope Folarin (Nigeria) Miracle from Transition, Issue 109 (Bloomington, 2012)
  • Pede Hollist (Sierra Leone) Foreign Aid from Journal of Progressive Human Services, Vol. 23.3 (Philadelphia, 2012)
  • Abubakar Adam Ibrahim (Nigeria) The Whispering trees from The Whispering Trees, published by Parresia Publishers (Lagos, 2012)
  • Chinelo Okparanta (Nigeria) America from Granta, Issue 118 (London, 2012)

The winner of the £10,000 prize is to be announced at a celebratory dinner at the Bodleian Library, Oxford, on Monday 8 July.

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2 Responses to Fourteenth Caine Prize Shortlist Announced

  1. winstonsdad says:

    thanks for sharing ,all the best stu


  2. Thanks for sharing this, Geosi 🙂


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