Zambian author, Namwali Serpell, has emerged this year's winner of the Caine Prize literary award as announced in London on July 6, at the Bodeleian Libraries.
Zambian Author wins 2015 Caine Prize
Zambian author, Namwali Serpell, has been announced as the winner of the Caine Prize literary award.
Winning $15,000 cash prize, Serpell won best original short for her story 'The Sack'.
Serpell beat 4 other writers, including two Nigerians; Elnathan John and Segun Afolabi, to emerge the winner.
Previous Nigerian winners of the prize are: Helon Habila (2001), Segun Afolabi (2005), E.C. Osondu (2009), Rotimi Babatunde (2012) and Tope Folarin (2013).
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