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Jungfrau and Other Short Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 7th Annual Collection

by Mary Watson and others - £7.99  New Internationalist Publications Ltd (2007)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781904456629 | ISBN 10: 1904456626

The winner of the 7th Caine Prize for African Writing is Jungfrau by Mary Watson from South Africa. Her story leads into this lively anthology of short stories from the best writers across the continent. It collects the winner and shortlist together with stories written at the Celtel Caine Prize Writers' Workshop in early 2007.
Also on the shortlist were:
* Sefi Atta (Nigeria), for The Last Trip, from Chimurenga 8, 2006
* Darrel Bristow-Bovey (South Africa), for A Joburg story, from African Compass New Writing from Southern Africa 2005, Spearhead, 2005
* Muthoni Garland (Kenya), for Tracking the Scent of My Mother, from Seventh Street Alchemy: A Selection of Writings from the Caine Prize for African Writing 2004, Jacana Media, 2005
* Laila Lalami (Morocco), for The Fanatic, from Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2005

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