2011 Caine Prize won by NoViolet Bulawayo

I am sure this will not be real news to many of those who follow this blog, but on Monday 11 July in the evening, the winner of the 2011 Caine Prize for African Writing was announced.  She is NoViolet Bulawayo, and her short story is “Hitting Budapest”.  Congratulations to the winner!

And for those who still haven’t read the shortlisted stories, they are available on the Caine Prize website.

For more information see Africa Book Club and Books Live.

If you want your short stories in hard copy form, see The Caine Prize for African Writing 2011, which is available from New Internationalist or other retailers.