New prize for African writers

June 18, 1999

A new $15,000 (Pounds 9,433) writing prize, focusing on the short story and open to writers from anywhere on the African continent, was launched this week. The Caine Prize will be awarded for the first time in June next year. Booker prize-winner Ben Okri will be the first judging panel chairman. Contact Jonathan Taylor, fax: 0171 938 3728, for details.

You've reached your article limit.

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments