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Etisalat Prize for Literature announces 2015 longlist

By News Express on 04/12/2015

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Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications services company, Etisalat, has announced the longlist for the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature. The announcement, made yesterday in a statement in Lagos, said that the nine books on this year’s longlist were chosen from a field of over 100 titles submitted from across the continent.

The longlist for the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature:

*Ifeoluwapo Adeniyi (Nigeria), On the Bank of the River

*Penny Busetto (South Africa), The Story of Anna P, as Told by Herself

*Z P Dala (South Africa), What About Meera

*Kurt Ellis (South Africa), By Any Means

*Paula Marais (South Africa), Shadow Self

*Fiston Mwanza Mujila (Democratic Republic of Congo), Tram 83

*Masande Ntshanga (South Africa), The Reactive

*Chigozie Obioma (Nigeria), The Fishermen

*Rehana Rossouw (South Africa), What Will People Say?

The longlist was selected by an esteemed three-member judging panel: Professor Ato Quayson, Professor of English and inaugural Director of the Centre for Diaspora Studies at the University of Toronto (Chair of Judges); Molara Wood, writer, journalist, critic and editor; and Zukiswa Wanner, author of Men of the South and London Cape Town Joburg.

•Photo shows Ifeoluwapo Adeniyi displaying her nominated book, On the Bank of the River.

Source News Express

Posted 04/12/2015 3:44:54 PM

 

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