Caine Prize winner announced soon – listen to the shortlisted stories read by the authors
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The winner of the £10,000 2017 Caine Prize for African Writing will be announced at Senate House Library, London, in partnership with SOAS, on Monday 3 July.
Five stories make up the shortlist, with writers from South Africa, Nigeria and Sudan. The shortlist includes a story translated from Arabic for only the second time in the 18-year history of the prize.
- Lesley Nneka Arimah (Nigeria) for ‘Who Will Greet You At Home’
- Chikodili Emelumadu (Nigeria) for ‘Bush Baby’
- Bushra al-Fadil (Sudan) for ‘The Story of the Girl whose Birds Flew Away’
- Arinze Ifeakandu (Nigeria) for ‘God’s Children Are Little Broken Things’
- Magogodi oaMphela Makhene (South Africa) for ‘The Virus’
Recordings of each writer reading their story are available for your listening pleasure:
Find out more about the authors, and read the stories, on the Caine Prize website.