Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Caine Prize Shortlist 2009


Alert! The 2009 Caine Prize for African Writing shortlist has been announced, and SA’s Alistair Morgan features in the mix for the short story that has had everyone breathless, “Iceberg” (see link below to read it). Without further ado, the shortlistees are:

* Mamle Kabu (Ghana) “The End of Skill” from Dreams, Miracles and Jazz, published by Picador Africa, Johannesburg 2008
* Parselelo Kantai (Kenya) “You Wreck Her” from the St Petersburg Review, NY 2008
* Alistair Morgan (South Africa) “Iceberg” from The Paris Review no. 183, NY 2008
* EC Osondu (Nigeria) “Waiting” from, October 2008
* Mukoma wa Ngugi (Kenya) “How Kamau wa Mwangi Escaped into Exile” from Wasafiri No54, Summer 2008, London

Courtesy of BOOK SA

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