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The Caine Prize 2009: The Caine Prize for African Writing 10th Annual Collection (Caine Prize: Annual Prize for African Writing)

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Publisher Comments:

The Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa’s leading literary prize and is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere. This edition collects the five 2009 shortlisted stories, along with twelve stories written at the Caine Prize Writers’ Workshop, taking place in spring 2009.

Previous winners and entrants include Segun Afolabi, Leila Aboulela, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Brian Chikwava, Henrietta Rose-Innes, Mary Watson, and Binyavanga Wainaina.

The collection will be released in time for the announcement of the award in July 2009.

This year's shortlist:

Mamle Kabu (Ghana), 'The End of Skill from Dreams,' from Miracles and Jazz, published by Picador Africa, Johannesburg 2008

* Parselelo Kantai (Kenya), 'You Wreck Her,' from the St Petersburg Review, NY 2008

* Alistair Morgan (South Africa), 'Icebergs,' from The Paris Review no.

183, NY 2008

* EC Osondu (Nigeria), 'Waiting,' from Guernicamag.com, October 2008

* Mukoma wa Ngugi (Kenya), 'How Kamau wa Mwangi Escaped into Exile,' from Wasafiri No54, Summer 2008, London

Synopsis:

The best in new short story fiction from Africa's leading literary award.

Synopsis:

The Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa's leading literary prize and is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere. This edition collects the five 2009 shortlisted stories, along with twelve stories written at the Caine Prize Writers'Workshop, taking place in spring 2009.

The collection will be released in time for the announcement of the award in July 2009.

Previous winners and entrants include Segun Afolabi, Leila Aboulela, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Brian Chikwava, Henrietta Rose-Innes, Mary Watson, and Binyavanga Wainaina.

About the Author

The New Internationalist is an independent not-for-profit publishing co-operative. Our mission is to report on issues of world poverty and inequality: to focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide: to debate and campaign for the radical changes necessary if the needs of all are to be met.

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ISBN:
9781906523145
Publisher:
New Internationalist
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Contribution by:
New Internationalist,
Contribution:
New Internationalist,
Author:
New Internationalist,
Author:
New Internationalist
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Caine Prize: Annual Prize for African Writing
Publication Date:
20090731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
214
Dimensions:
8.10x5.80x.60 in. .60 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa's leading literary prize and is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere. This edition collects the five 2009 shortlisted stories, along with twelve stories written at the Caine Prize Writers'Workshop, taking place in spring 2009.

The collection will be released in time for the announcement of the award in July 2009.

Previous winners and entrants include Segun Afolabi, Leila Aboulela, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Brian Chikwava, Henrietta Rose-Innes, Mary Watson, and Binyavanga Wainaina.

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