The Nigerian-German writer Efua Traoré is the regional winner for Africa of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize. She was selected for her narrative of a 13-year-old boy wrestling with the question of what it means to find true happiness.
Nigerian Shortlisted for £5,000 Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018
Guardian, 27 June 2018
A Nigerian-German writer, Efua Traoré, has been selected as one of the five regional winners for the 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, from 5,182 entries and a shortlist… Read more »
Nigerian-German Writer Efua Traoré Named Regional Winner for Africa in 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize
Commonwealth Short Story Prize, 29 June 2018
The Nigerian-German writer Efua Traoré is today announced the regional winner for Africa in the world's most global literary prize. Read more »
Africa's finalist for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize, Efua Traoré: "Africa - and in particular Nigeria - has the most amazing story-tellers. This prize gives me the humbling feeling of being part of something great. I am truly honoured."
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