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The Gonjon Pin and other stories The Caine Prize for African writing 2014

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Selected from a record number of eligible entries, 140 stories from 17 African countries, this anthology contains the five stories from the 15th annual Caine Prize Shortlist.

Selected from a record number of eligible entries, 140 stories from 17 African countries, this anthology contains the five stories from the 15th annual Caine Prize Shortlist. 


The authors shortlisted for the 2014 Caine Prize were:

• Okwiri Oduor (Kenya) for ‘My Father’s Head’ (The 2014 Winner)

• Diane Awerbuck (South Africa) for ‘Phosphorescence’

• Efemia Chela (Ghana/Zambia) for ‘Chicken’

• Tendai Huchu (Zimbabwe) for ‘The Intervention’

• Billy Kahora (Kenya) for ‘The Gorilla’s Apprentice’


In addition, 12 writers took part in the Caine Prize Writers’ Workshop, held this year in Zimbabwe, where each produced a special story for this volume. These 17 stories – 

insightful, arresting and entertaining – reflect the richness and range of current writing on the African continent.

 

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ISBN: 9781431420261
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Size (mm): 190x130mm
Pages: 224pp
Format: Paperback
Colour: Black and White
Rights: South African
Language: English
Publication Date: August 2014
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