Caine Prize for African Writing 2012 Shortlist Announced

by - 13:07

In keeping with the short story theme today, the Caine Prize just announced the 2012 shortlist. The new Vice President, Ben Okri, announced it today. The winner of the £10,000 prize will be announced at a celebratory dinner at the Bodleian Library, Oxford, on Monday 2 July. Congratulations to all the nominees:

  • Rotimi Babatunde (Nigeria) 'Bombay's Republic' from Mirabilia Review Vol. 3.9 (Lagos, 2011)
  • Billy Kahora (Kenya) 'Urban Zoning' from McSweeney's Vol. 37 (San Francisco, 2011)
  • Stanley Kenani (Malawi) 'Love on Trial' from For Honour and Other Stories published by eKhaya/Random House Struik (Cape Town, 2011)
  • Melissa Tandiwe Myambo (Zimbabwe) 'La Salle de Depart' from Prick of the Spindle Vol. 4.2 (New Orleans, June 2010)
  • Constance Myburgh (South Africa) 'Hunter Emmanuel' from Jungle Jim Issue 6 (Cape Town, 2011)
More on the Caine Prize 2012 shortlist here.

Oh and please check out Jungle Jim's website. It's a bi-monthly African pulp fiction magazine. I have been all over it today. Check them out here.

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