The 2016 Caine Prize for African Writing

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Congratulations to Kimbilio Fellows Lesley Arimah (’15) and Tope Folarin (’15) for being nominated for the 2016 Caine Prize.  The Caine Prize for African Writing is awarded annually to an African writer of a short story published in English. Tope won this award previously in 2013.

At a ceremony in London on July 4th, South African writer Lidudumalingani (pictured with this post) received the 2016 prize

Listen on the link below to the BBC’s TheCulture Frontline interviews with the 2016 finalists, including Lesley and Tope.