Lagos - Zimbabwean writer, NoViolet Bulawayo is the winner of the first Etisalat Prize for Literature hosted in Lagos, reports Premium Times
The award which comes with a with a £15,000 (N4.12 million) cash prize, was for her novel We Need New Names.The original shortlist included Yewande Omotosho’s Bom Boy, and Karen Jenning’s Finding Soutbek.
The Etisalat Prize for Literature was created by Etisalat Nigeria in 2013 to celebrate irst time African writers of published fiction books. The winner also gets a fellowship at the University of East Anglia in the United kingdom apart from the cash prize.
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