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Carla Namwali Serpell (born 1980) is a Zambian writer who teaches in the United States. [1]

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Africa39 was a collaborative project initiated by the Hay Festival in partnership with Rainbow Book Club, celebrating Port Harcourt: UNESCO World Book Capital 2014 by identifying 39 of the most promising writers under the age of 40 with the potential and talent to define trends in the development of literature from Sub-Saharan Africa and the diaspora.

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Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.

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Caine Prize

The Caine Prize for African Writing is an annual literary award for the best original short story by an African writer, whether in Africa or elsewhere, published in the English language.

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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.

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Ellah Wakatama Allfrey

Ellah Wakatama Allfrey OBE (born 16 September 1966) is a Zimbabwe-born editor and literary critic.

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Elnathan John

Elnathan John is a Nigerian novelist, satirist, writer and lawyer whose stories have twice been shortlisted for the Caine Prize for African Writing.

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Enkare Review

Enkare Review is a Nairobi-based literary magazine established in August 2016.

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Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Hay Festival

The Hay Festival of Literature & Arts is an annual literature festival held in Hay-on-Wye, Powys, Wales, for ten days from May to June.

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Lusaka is the capital and largest city of Zambia.

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National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.

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Reader, I Married Him

Reader, I Married Him: Stories inspired by Jane Eyre is a 2016 collection of short stories, edited by Tracy Chevalier, inspired by the line "Reader, I married him" from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë.

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Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award

The Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award is an award given annually to beginning women writers.

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S. A. Afolabi

Segun Afolabi is a Nigerian novelist and short story writer, born in Kaduna, Nigeria, in 1966.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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University of California, Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, or California) is a public research university in Berkeley, California.

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University of Zambia

The University of Zambia (UNZA) is a public university located in Lusaka, Zambia.

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Yale University

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.

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Zambia, officially the Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked country in south-central Africa, (although some sources prefer to consider it part of the region of east Africa) neighbouring the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Namwali_Serpell

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