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Caine Prize

Index 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. [1]

89 relations: Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, African Writers Trust, Aké Arts and Book Festival, Aminatta Forna, Beatrice Lamwaka, Ben Okri, Bernardine Evaristo, Billy Kahora, Binyavanga Wainaina, Brian Chikwava, Buchi Emecheta, Bushra Elfadil, Caine, Cassava Republic Press, Chika Unigwe, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Chinelo Okparanta, Delia Jarrett-Macauley, Doreen Baingana, E. C. Osondu, Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, Ellen Banda-Aaku, Elnathan John, Emma Nicholson, Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, Femrite, Goretti Kyomuhendo, Graham Mort, Guernica (magazine), Gus Casely-Hayford, Harare North, Harriet Anena, Helon Habila, Henrietta Rose-Innes, Isabella Matambanadzo, Jackee Budesta Batanda, Jamal Mahjoub, Jemila Abdulai, Jennifer Natalya Fink, Jonty Driver, Kaduna Book and Arts Festival, Kikuyu people, Kwani?, Laila Lalami, Leila Aboulela, Lesley Nneka Arimah, Lidudumalingani Mqombothi, Lillian Aujo, List of alumni of the University of Cape Town, List of British literary awards, List of Kenyan writers, ..., List of literary awards, List of University of East Anglia alumni, Mang'u High School, Margaret Busby, Mary Karooro Okurut, Mary Watson (author), Maya Jaggi, Mũkoma wa Ngũgĩ, Michael Harris Caine, Monica Arac de Nyeko, Namwali Serpell, Niq Mhlongo, NoViolet Bulawayo, Nyana Kakoma, Okwiri Oduor, Olufemi Terry, One Throne Magazine, One World: A Global Anthology of Short Stories, Parrésia Publishers, Peter Horn (poet), Rachel Zadok, Romesh Gunesekera, Rotimi Babatunde, S. A. Afolabi, Sefi Atta, Shadreck Chikoti, Stanley Onjezani Kenani, Stickfighting Days, Tendai Huchu, Things Fall Apart, Tope Folarin, Troy Onyango, University of East Anglia, Victor Ehikhamenor, Wangui wa Goro, We Need New Names, Yewande Omotoso, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Zoë Wicomb. Expand index (39 more) »

Abubakar Adam Ibrahim

Abubakar Adam Ibrahim (born 1979) is a Nigerian creative writer and journalist.

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African Writers Trust

The African Writers Trust (AWT) was established in 2009 as "a non-profit entity which seeks to coordinate and bring together African writers in the Diaspora and writers on the continent to promote sharing of skills and other resources, and to foster knowledge and learning between the two groups." Retrieved 24 August 2011.

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Aké Arts and Book Festival

The Aké Arts and Book Festival is an annual literary, cultural and arts event that takes place in Abeokuta, Nigeria.

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Aminatta Forna

Aminatta Forna, OBE (born 1964) is a Scottish and Sierra Leonean writer.

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Beatrice Lamwaka

Beatrice Lamwaka (born and raised in Alokolum, Gulu) is a Ugandan writer.

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Ben Okri

Ben Okri OBE FRSL (born 15 March 1959) is a Nigerian poet and novelist.

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Bernardine Evaristo

Bernardine Evaristo, MBE FRSL FRSA, FEA, is an award-winning British author of eight books of fiction and verse fiction.

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Billy Kahora

Billy Kahora is a Kenyan writer and editor based in Nairobi.

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Binyavanga Wainaina

Kenneth Binyavanga Wainaina (born 18 January 1971) is a Kenyan author, journalist and 2002 winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing.

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Brian Chikwava

Brian Chikwava is a Zimbabwean writer and musician.

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Buchi Emecheta

Florence Onyebuchi "Buchi" Emecheta OBE, was born on 21 July 1944 – 25 January 2017.

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Bushra Elfadil

Bushra Elfadil (بشرى الفاضل, born 1952) is a Sudanese writer and poet.

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Caine

Caine may refer to.

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Cassava Republic Press

Cassava Republic Press is a leading African book publishing company founded in Nigeria 2006 and headed by Bibi Bakare-Yusuf,, Cassava Republic website.

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Chika Unigwe

Chika Nina Unigwe (12 June 1974) is a Nigerian-born, Igbo author who writes in English and Dutch.

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (was born on 15 September 1977) is a Nigerian novelist, writer of short stories, and nonfiction.

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Chinelo Okparanta

Chinelo Okparanta is a Nigerian-American writer.

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Delia Jarrett-Macauley

Delia Jarrett-Macauley, DMS, Ph.D., FRSA, also known as Dee Jarrett-Macauley, is a London-based British writer, academic and broadcaster of Sierra Leonean heritage.

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Doreen Baingana

Doreen Baingana is a Ugandan short story writer and editor.

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E. C. Osondu

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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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Ellen Banda-Aaku

Ellen Banda-Aaku (born Ellen Banda, 6 May 1965) is a Zambian writer who was born in the UK and grew up in Africa.

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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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Emma Nicholson, Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne

Emma Harriet Nicholson, Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne (born 16 October 1941) is a British politician, who has been a life peer since 1997.

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Femrite

FEMRITE – Uganda Women Writers' Association is an NGO based in Kampala, Uganda, whose programmes focus on developing and publishing women writers in Uganda and—more recently—in the East African region.

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Goretti Kyomuhendo

Goretti Kyomuhendo (born 1 August 1965) is a Ugandan novelist and literary activist.

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Graham Mort

Graham Mort is a British writer, editor and tutor, who "is acknowledged as one of contemporary verse's most accomplished practitioners".

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Guernica (magazine)

Guernica / A Magazine of Art and Politics is an online site that publishes art, photography, fiction, and poetry from around the world, along with nonfiction such as letters from abroad, investigative pieces, and opinion pieces on international affairs and U.S. domestic policy.

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Gus Casely-Hayford

Augustus Casely-Hayford is a British curator and cultural historian with Ghanaian roots.

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Harare North

Harare North is a novel by the Zimbabwean author Brian Chikwava, winner of the Caine Prize in 2004.

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Harriet Anena

Harriet Anena is a Ugandan author, poet, and journalist.

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Helon Habila

Helon Habila Ngalabak (born November 1967) is a Nigerian novelist and poet, whose writing has won many prizes, including the Caine Prize in 2001.

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Henrietta Rose-Innes

Henrietta Rose-Innes (born 14 September 1971) is a South African novelist and short-story writer.

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Isabella Matambanadzo

Isabella Matambanadzo (born 5 June 1973) is a Zimbabwean writer, gender and feminist activist active with the African Feminist Forum.

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Jackee Budesta Batanda

Jackee Budesta Batanda is a Ugandan journalist,, The Guardian.

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Jamal Mahjoub

Jamal Mahjoub (born London 1966) is a mixed-race writer of British and Sudanese parents.

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Jemila Abdulai

Jemila Wumpini Abdulai is a Ghanaian blogger, writer and digital marketer.

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Jennifer Natalya Fink

Jennifer Natalya Fink (born Washington, D.C.) is an American author working in experimental feminist and queer fiction.

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Jonty Driver

Charles Jonathan 'Jonty' Driver (born 1939) is a South African anti-apartheid activist, former political prisoner, educationalist, poet and writer.

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Kaduna Book and Arts Festival

Kaduna Book and Arts Festival, also known as KABAFEST, is a literary, cultural, and art event that took place in Kaduna State, Nigeria in July, 2017.

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Kikuyu people

The Kikuyu (also Akikûyu/Agikuyu/Gikuyu) is the largest ethnic group in Kenya.

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Kwani?

Kwani? (Sheng for so what?) is a leading African literary magazine based in Kenya that has been called "undoubtedly the most influential journal to have emerged from sub-Saharan Africa", although that tribute might more accurately go to Transition Magazine, which was founded in Kampala, Uganda, in 1961.

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Laila Lalami

Laila Lalami (ليلى العلمي, born 1968) is a Moroccan-American novelist and essayist.

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Leila Aboulela

Leila Aboulela (born 1964), Arabic 'ليلى ابوالعلا' is a Sudanese writer who writes in English.

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Lesley Nneka Arimah

Lesley Nneka Arimah is a Nigerian writer, and winner of the 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Africa.

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Lidudumalingani Mqombothi

Lidudumalingani Mqombothi, born in the village of Zikhovane in the Eastern Cape, is a South African writer, film-maker and photographer.

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Lillian Aujo

Lillian Aujo is a Ugandan author.

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List of alumni of the University of Cape Town

This list of the notable alumni of the University of Cape Town is divided into the six faculties of the university: Commerce, Humanities, Sciences, Health Sciences, Engineering, and Law.

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List of British literary awards

This is a list of British literary awards.

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List of Kenyan writers

This is a list of Kenyan writers.

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List of literary awards

This is a list of literary awards from around the world.

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List of University of East Anglia alumni

This List of University of East Anglia alumni includes graduates and non-graduate former students of the University of East Anglia.

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Mang'u High School

Mang'u High School is a Kenyan Roman Catholic National High School established in 1925, located in Kiambu County along the Nairobi-Thika Highway six kilometres from Thika, Kenya.

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Margaret Busby

Margaret Busby OBE, Hon.

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Mary Karooro Okurut

Mary Busingye Karooro Okurut (born 8 December 1954), more commonly known as Mary Karooro Okurut, is a Ugandan educator, author and politician.

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Mary Watson (author)

Mary Watson (born 31 May) is a South African author.

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Maya Jaggi

Maya Jaggi is a writer, literary critic and editor who, as one of Britain's most respected cultural journalists, is "an influential voice on world literature".

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Mũkoma wa Ngũgĩ

Mũkoma wa Ngũgĩ (born 1971) is a Kenyan poet and author.

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Michael Harris Caine

Sir Michael Harris Caine (17 June 1927 – 20 March 1999) was an English businessman.

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Monica Arac de Nyeko

Monica Arac de Nyeko (born 1979) is a Ugandan writer of short fiction, poetry, and essays, living in Nairobi.

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Namwali Serpell

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

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Niq Mhlongo

Niq Mhlongo (born 10 June 1973) is a South African journalist and novelist.

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NoViolet Bulawayo

NoViolet Bulawayo (pen name of Elizabeth Zandile Tshele, born 12 October 1981 in Tsholotsho) is a Zimbabwean author, and Stegner Fellow at Stanford University (2012–14).

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Nyana Kakoma

Nyana Kakoma is a Ugandan writer, editor, blogger, and publisher shortstorydayafrica.org.

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Okwiri Oduor

Okwiri Oduor (born 1988/1989) is a Kenyan writer, who won the 2014 Caine Prize.

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Olufemi Terry

Olufemi Terry is a Sierra Leone-born writer.

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One Throne Magazine

One Throne Magazine is an online literary magazine (all genres) that publishes poetry, short stories, and creative nonfiction.

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One World: A Global Anthology of Short Stories

One World: A Global Anthology of Short Stories is a collection of short stories, published in 2009 by New Internationalist.

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Parrésia Publishers

Parrésia, also Parrésia Publishers Ltd is a publishing company in Nigeria founded by Azafi Omoluabi Ogosi and Richard Ali in 2012 with the aim of selling books to the Nigerian reading audience and promote the freedom of the imagination and the free press.

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Peter Horn (poet)

Peter Rudolf Gisela Horn, born 7 December 1934 in Teplice Czechoslovakia (currently in Czech Republic).

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Rachel Zadok

Rachel Zadok is a South African writer and a Whitbread First Novel Award nominee (2005).

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Romesh Gunesekera

Romesh Gunesekera FRSL (born 1954) is a Sri Lankan-born British author, who was a finalist in the Man Booker Prize for his novel Reef in 1994.

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Rotimi Babatunde

Rotimi Babatunde is a Nigerian writer and playwright.

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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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Sefi Atta

Sefi Atta (born 1964) is a prize-winning Nigerian author and playwright.

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Shadreck Chikoti

Shadreck Chikoti (born 7 October 1979) is a Malawian writer and social activist.

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Stanley Onjezani Kenani

Stanley Onjezani Kenani (born in 1976) is a Malawian writer of poetry and short stories.

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Stickfighting Days

"Stickfighting Days" is Sierra Leonean writer Olufemi Terry's second short story and the winner of the 2010 Caine Prize for African Writing.

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Tendai Huchu

Tendai Huchu (born 1982) is a Zimbabwean author, best known for his novels The Hairdresser of Harare (2010) and The Maestro, The Magistrate & The Mathematician (2014).

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Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart is a novel written by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe.

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Tope Folarin

Tope Folarin (born 1981) is a Nigerian-American writer.

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Troy Onyango

Troy Onyango (born 3 January 1993) is a Kenyan writer and lawyer.

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University of East Anglia

The University of East Anglia (abbreviated as UEA) is a public research university in Norwich, England.

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Victor Ehikhamenor

Victor Ehighale Ehihkamenor is a Nigerian visual artist, writer, and photographer, once described as "undeniably one of Africa’s most innovative contemporary artists", Ventures Africa, 11 May 2016.

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Wangui wa Goro

Wangui Wa Goro (born 1961) is a Kenyan academic, social critic, researcher, translator and writer based in the UK.

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We Need New Names

We Need New Names is the 2013 debut novel of expatriate Zimbabwean writer NoViolet Bulawayo.

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Yewande Omotoso

Yewande Omotoso (born 1980) is a South African-based novelist, architect and designer, who was born in Barbados and grew up in Nigeria.

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Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor (born 1968) is a Kenyan writer, who won the 2003 Caine Prize for African Writing for her story "Weight of Whispers", which considers an aristocratic Rwandan refugee in Kenya.

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Zoë Wicomb

Zoë Wicomb (born 23 November 1948) is a South African-Scottish author and academic who has lived in the UK since the 1970s.

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References

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

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