Tag: Tope Folarin

EditorMarch 24, 2020

Nnamdi Ehirim, Tope Folarin make the VCU Cabell first novelist award longlist

The Coronavirus pandemic has turned all our news cycle into a round the clock barrage of perilous content, so much ...

Wilfred OkicheDecember 12, 2019

#YNaija2019Review: An Orchestra of Minorities, In the Nude, Prince of Monkeys… The 10 Notable Books of the year

These books kept Nigerians reading all year round. The world took notice too. A Particular Kind of Black Man- Tope ...

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 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 16, 2013

One of our own: Elnathan John, 3 other Nigerians nominated for Caine Prize

by Rachel Ogbu A Sunday Trust literary journalist, a YNaija contributor (yes, success has many fathers!) and others have both ...

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