Growing up in the shadow of the African Writers Series, AK Kaiza explores its influence and impact on subsequent generations of writers. Read More.
We are delighted to announce our high profile panel of 6 judges for the Kwani? Manuscript Project to be chaired by Jamal Mahjoub.
Chair: Jamal Mahjoub
Jamal Mahjoub is an award winning writer of mixed British/ Sudanese heritage. He has written seven novels including The Drift Latitudes, Travelling with Djinns and The Carrier. His writing has been widely translated and has won a number of awards including the Guardian/Heinemann African Short Story Prize, the NH Vargas Llosa prize and the Prix d’Astrobale. He was chair of judges for the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2007 Read More
Kwani? Manuscript Prize Longlist
We are delighted to announce a longlist of 30 titles for the Kwani? Manuscript Project:
A Night Without Darkness (Nigeria)
Across the Mongolo (Cameroon)
Azanian Bridges (South Africa / UK)
Becoming God (Nigeria)Project Partners