12 July 2006

Mary Watson Wins the 2006 Caine Prize For African Writing

Mary Watson has won this year's Caine Prize for African Writing for her story "Jungfrau" from her book Moss. The Caine Prize was established in 2000 and is Africa's most prestigious award for writing. It comes with £10,000 award money. Here's a list of all the short-listed authors with their bios and here's a Guardian article on the awards (written before the announcement of the winner). Via CBC.ca.

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