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Caine Prize for African Writing

Sudanese writer - Bushra al-Fadil has won the 2017 Caine Prize for African Writing, described as Africa’s leading literary award. He won the prize for his short story entitled “The Story of the Girl Whose Birds Flew Away”, translated by Max Shmookler more

5 Jul 2017 00:00 Arts

Lidudumalingani Mqombothi has won the 2016 Caine Prize for African Writing, described as Africa’s leading literary award, for his short story entitled 'Memories We Lost' published in Incredible Journey: Stories That Move You (Burnet Media, more

6 Jul 2016 00:00 Arts

Zambia’s Namwali Serpell has won the 2015 Caine Prize for African Writing, described as Africa’s leading literary award, for her short story entitled “The Sack” from Africa39 (Bloomsbury, London, 2014). more

7 Jul 2015 00:00 Arts

The judges of this year’s Caine Prize for African Writing have been announced. The panel will be chaired by award-winning author Jackie Kay MBE. She will be joined by the distinguished novelist and playwright Gillian Slovo, Zimbabwean journalist more

5 Feb 2014 00:00 Arts

Nigeria’s Tope Folarin has won the 2013 Caine Prize for African Writing, described as Africa’s leading literary award, for his short story entitled ‘Miracle’ from Transition, Issue 109 (Bloomington, 2012). more

9 Jul 2013 00:00 Arts

The judges of this year’s Caine Prize for African Writing have been announced. The panel will be chaired by art historian and broadcaster - Dr Gus Casely-Hayford. more

20 Mar 2013 00:00 Arts