Tag: Caine Prize

EditorFebruary 4, 2020

The 2020 AKO Caine Prize has a new roster of judges

Unless you haven’t been paying attention, the AKO Caine Prize is the definitive short story prize for Africans on the ...

RoqeebahNovember 21, 2016

The conversation about mental health that shook us up at Ake Festival

This year, the 4th Ake Arts and Book Festival, set out to address the issues that affect us beyond the skin. ...

September 22, 2013

#TheYNaijaInterview: ”I have only an American passport but nobody can determine my identity for me” – Tope Folarin, Caine Prize winner

by Wilfred Okiche Tope Folarin is the current winner of the Caine Prize for African writing. We caught up with ...

July 16, 2013

SK Johnson on Chimamanda Adichie, her ‘boys’ and the Caine Prize

  I’m not even sure why I’m typing this because there have been a flurry of blog posts and articles ...

July 15, 2013

Elnathan John lets go on Chimamanda: “The consequences of loving Ngozi”

by Elnathan John When Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, darling of the world, chooses to, well, refer to Caine Prize nominee Elnathan ...

July 13, 2013

Opinion: The Caine Prize controversy – How African do you have to be?

by Simon Allison This year’s winner of the Caine Prize for African writing wasn’t born in Africa, and has never ...

July 9, 2013

Nigeria’s Tope Folarin wins Caine writing prize

by Isi Esene Tope Folarin, a US based Nigerian has won this year’s Caine Prize for African Writing. Folarin was ...

May 27, 2013

“I wasn’t expecting the Caine Prize nomination” – Elnathan John speaks on ‘Conversations with Mercy Abang’

  The Conversations series withAbang Mercy Interviews one of the shortlisted nominees for the 2013 Caine Prize for African Writing which ...

July 3, 2012

Nigeria’s Babatunde Rotimi wins Caine Prize for story ‘Bombay’s Republic’

by Isi Esene Nigerian writer Rotimi Babatunde has won this year’s prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing. The £10,000 ($15,700) prize was ...

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