owuor wins literary prize


She has done it! Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor has won the Textbook Centre Jomo Kenyatta Prize for Literature. It was her novel DUST that gained her this prize. The book started as a short story and won the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2003 (12 years ago !). The prize money for Yvonne is Kenyan … Continue reading owuor wins literary prize

noviolet bulawayo interviews chinelo


I could not find the date of publication of this interview. Chinelo Okparanta has just published her novel ‘Under the udala trees”, so I have decided to publish it today. Nothing lost, nothing gained? Gained a good interview on the writing of Chinelo.