Nigerian Writer Lesley Nneka Arimah Wins 2019 Caine Prize
Lesley Nneka Arimah has won the 20th edition of the Caine Prize for African Writing for her satirical short story, Skinned, which focuses on the challenges faced by women in African societies still dominated by traditional rituals.
Lesley Nneka Arimah.
Writer Lesley Nneka Arimah Wins 2019 Caine Prize
The Caine Prize, 9 July 2019
Nigerian writer Lesley Nneka Arimah has won the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing - often described as Africa's leading literary award, for her short story entitled "Skinned",… Read more »
Buhari Congratulates Nigerian Writer, Lesley Arimah for Winning 2019 Caine Prize
Vanguard, 9 July 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigerian writer, Lesley Nneka Arimah, for winning 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing. Read more »
Caine Prize 2019 - Will Kenya's Cherrie Kandie Beat Nigerians?
Nation, 22 May 2019
Five short story writers have made it to the 2019 shortlist for The Caine Prize for African Writing, ahead of the awards ceremony to be held in London in July. Read more »
Two Shortlisted for 2019 Caine Prize
Premium Times, 22 May 2019
Two Nigerians have been shortlisted for the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing. Read more »
Makena Onjerika has won the 2018 Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story, Fanta Blackcurrant. Read more »