The Gonjon Pin & Other Stories

by Caine Prize for African Writing

KSh 1,650

The Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa’s leading literary prize. For fifteen years it has supported and promoted contemporary African writing. Keeping true to its motto, “Africa will always bring something new,” the prize has helped launch the literary careers of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Segun Afolabi, Leila Aboulela, Brian Chikwava, EC Osondu Henrietta Rose-Innes, Binyavanga Wainaina, and many others.

The 2014 collection includes the five shortlisted stories and the stories written at the Caine Prize Writers’ Workshop. It will be published to coincide with the announcement of the award in July 2014.

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Sub-title: The Caine Prize For African Writing 2014
Author: Caine Prize
ISBN: 9781431420261
Country: Africa
Publisher: Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd
Size (mm): 130 x 190
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback
Colour: Black & White
Weight 280g
Language: English
Publication  Date: 01 Aug 2014

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Caine Prize for African Writing

The Caine Prize for African Writing is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. The prize was launched in 2000 to encourage and highlight the richness and diversity of African writing by bringing it to a wider audience internationally. The focus on the short story reflects the contemporary development of the African story-telling tradition. Caine Prize for African Writing