Event

Caine Prize shortlist celebration

Thursday 14 July
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall
7pm (doors 6.30pm)
Free, please book your ticket in advance

Join us for an evening with the AKO Caine Prize 2022 shortlisted writers celebrating the ‘vibrancy, variety and splendour of creative talent among writers of African descent’ (Okey Ndibe, 2022 Chair of judges).

You will have the opportunity to hear from and meet the shortlist: Joshua Chizoma, Nigeria (Collector of Memories); Nana-Ama Danquah, Ghana (When a Man Loves a Woman); Hannah Giorgis, Ethiopia (A Double-Edged Inheritance); Idza Luhumyo, Kenya (Five Years Next Sunday); and Billie McTernan, Ghana (The Labadi Sunshine Bar) as they discuss their inspiration and work in conversation with Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀. Read the shortlisted stories here.

The annual AKO Caine Prize aims to bring African writing to a wider audience, popularising short fiction from authors on the continent and the diaspora. Launched in 2000, the prize is awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English.

The winner will be announced at a ceremony in the Victoria and Albert Museum on Monday 18th of July. Visit caineprize.com for more information.

In partnership with the University of East Anglia

UEA University of East Anglia

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July 14, 2022 7:00 pm July 14, 2022 7:00 pm Europe/London Caine Prize shortlist celebration Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join us for an evening with the AKO Caine Prize 2022 shortlisted writers celebrating the ‘vibrancy, variety and splendour of creative talent among writers of African descent’ (Okey Ndibe, 2022 Chair of judges). You will have the opportunity to hear from and meet the shortlist: Joshua Chizoma, Nigeria (Collector of Memories); Nana-Ama Danquah, Ghana (When […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich