Nigerian writer Tochukwu Emmanuel Okafor wins 2017 Short Story Day Africa Prize
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The winners of the Short Story Day Africa Prize have been announced!
Nigerian writer Tochukwu Emmanuel Okafor has won first place for his story ‘All Our Lives’.
The prize is worth $800 (about R10,000) and open to any African citizen or African person living in the diaspora. This is the first time in the prize’s five-year history that a male writer has won.
This year, for the first time, two stories have jointly been awarded second place: Agazit Abate’s ‘The Piano Player’ and Michael Yee’s ‘God Skin’.