GTB 737 banner Yudala banner

Etisalat Prize for Literature announces 2015 longlist

By News Express on 04/12/2015

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 3,196


Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications services company, Etisalat, has announced the longlist for the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature. The announcement, made yesterday in a statement in Lagos, said that the nine books on this year’s longlist were chosen from a field of over 100 titles submitted from across the continent.

The longlist for the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature:

*Ifeoluwapo Adeniyi (Nigeria), On the Bank of the River

*Penny Busetto (South Africa), The Story of Anna P, as Told by Herself

*Z P Dala (South Africa), What About Meera

*Kurt Ellis (South Africa), By Any Means

*Paula Marais (South Africa), Shadow Self

*Fiston Mwanza Mujila (Democratic Republic of Congo), Tram 83

*Masande Ntshanga (South Africa), The Reactive

*Chigozie Obioma (Nigeria), The Fishermen

*Rehana Rossouw (South Africa), What Will People Say?

The longlist was selected by an esteemed three-member judging panel: Professor Ato Quayson, Professor of English and inaugural Director of the Centre for Diaspora Studies at the University of Toronto (Chair of Judges); Molara Wood, writer, journalist, critic and editor; and Zukiswa Wanner, author of Men of the South and London Cape Town Joburg.

•Photo shows Ifeoluwapo Adeniyi displaying her nominated book, On the Bank of the River.

Source News Express

Posted 04/12/2015 3:44:54 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

 

You may also like...
Keshi shortlisted for Burkina Faso job

Jonathan’s wife very sick by the time she...

SSS and the Apo Killings, by Olusegun Adeniyi...

EFCC arrests ‘Doctor’ for N6.7m love scam

Osinbajo’s Military Rights Abuse Commission dead on arrival...

No plans yet to sell any of the...

Flight delayed, PILOT arrested for being DRUNK shortly...

JAMB set to kick-start 2016 admission exercise, meeting...

Customs intercepts 365 bags of smuggled rice

Ahmed Musa makes winning debut for Leicester City...

FG restates commitment to infrastructure development

2 die as thugs strike at Abia PDP...

 

Latest News Masked soldiers on the prowl as Anambra elects Governor NDDC to establish bank, optic fibre internet Work resumes soon on 2nd Niger Bridge, 69 federal roads: Fashola INEC, security agencies not cooperating on Anambra polls, says Observer group Navy destroys 1,000 illegal refineries in 9 months N1bn fraud case: ICPC makes final presentation against ex-Governor Yerima Ugwuanyi emerges Most Efficient Governor of the Year, as Airtel, NB, others shine at 2017 BJAN Awards 312 graduate from UNIAFRICA Foundation School •Full academic programmes to begin January 2018 Cancer kills dreaded Mafia boss nicknamed ‘The Beast’ Fire guts Cameroon parliament Italy holds funeral for 26 Nigerian women drowned in Mediterranean NiMet predicts sunny and hazy Saturday

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (294,133 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (277,941 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (224,428 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (188,894 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (181,194 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (165,739 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (143,868 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (130,354 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (126,661 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (116,378 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (113,598 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (107,145 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (30) Business (2,771) Business Verdict (26) Columnists (769) Complaints & Requests (93) Enterprise & Opportunities (186) Entertainment (404) Features (508) Global Business Monitor (190) International (1,639) Interviews (138) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (82) News (30,324) Opinion (837) Pidgin (9) Politics (4,096) Religion (648) Sports (1,355) Stock Watch (24) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

UBA mobile app

CBN Words on marble

 

 

Argentina vs Nigeria

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!