The Goddess of Mtwara and Other Stories - pr_119029

The Goddess of Mtwara and Other Stories

The Caine Prize for African Writing 2017

By Lesley Nneka Arimah, Chikodili Emelumadu, Bushra Al-Fadil, Arinze Ifeakandu



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This collection brings together the five 2017 shortlisted stories, along with eleven stories written at the Caine Prize Writers' Workshop, which took place in Tanzania in April 2017.Judges are drawn from different literary fields including eminent journalists, broadcasters and academics with expertise and a connection to literature in Africa. Five stories are selected for the shortlist by the judges, with one being selected as the winner on the day of the award on 3 July 2017. This year's judes are: Nii Ayikwei Parkes, award winning author, poet and editor; 2007 Caine Prize winner, Monica Arac de Nyeko; author and Chair of the English Department at Georgetown University, Professor Ricardo Ortiz; Libyan author and human rights campaigner, Ghazi Gheblawi; and distinguished African literary scholar, Dr Ranka Primorac.

Product code: 9781780264011

ISBN 9781780264011
No. Of Pages 272
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H194xW129
Publisher New Internationalist Publications Ltd
Now entering its eighteenth year, the Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa's leading literary prize, and is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere.