Tag: Helen Oyeyemi

  • Book Digest: Ungulani Ba Ka Khosa, Nthikeng Mohlele, Aniefiok Ekpoudom, Helen Oyeyemi

    Book Digest: Ungulani Ba Ka Khosa, Nthikeng Mohlele, Aniefiok Ekpoudom, Helen Oyeyemi

    We wrap up book news for our readers in our regular Book Digest segment with books from Ungulani Ba Ka Khosa, Nthikeng Mohlele, Aniefiok Ekpoudom, and Helen Oyeyemi. Assim Não Senhor Presidente by Ungulani Ba Ka Khosa Publisher: Alcance EditoresDate:  October 24, 2023Genre:  FictionLanguage:  PortugueseWhere to find it:  Alcance Editores Assim Não Senhor Presidente In…

  • Helen Oyeyemi on Goldsmith Prize 2022 shortlist.

    Helen Oyeyemi on Goldsmith Prize 2022 shortlist.

    Helen Oyeyemi’s novel Pieces is on the shortlist for the Goldsmith Prize 2022 announced on Wednesday, October 5, 2022. The Goldsmith Prize was established to celebrate the qualities of creative daring associated with the College and to reward fiction that breaks the mould or extends the possibilities of the novel form in 2013. The annual…

  • Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize 2022 longlist announced.

    Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize 2022 longlist announced.

    The longlist for the Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize 2022 has been revealed today, February 3, 2022. Here are the writers of African descent in the running. Dylan Thomas was a Welsh poet and writer who became widely popular in his lifetime and remained so after his premature death at the age of 39. The…

  • Book Digest: Helen Oyeyemi, Remy Ngamije, Khalil Diallo, Yvonne Bailey-Smith

    Book Digest: Helen Oyeyemi, Remy Ngamije, Khalil Diallo, Yvonne Bailey-Smith

    We wrap up book news for our readers in our regular Book Digest feature. Today our focus is books from Helen Oyeyemi, Remy Ngamije, Khalil Diallo, and Yvonne Bailey-Smith. Peaces, Helen Oyeyemi Publisher: Riverhead BooksPublication Date: April 6, 2021Genre: Literary fictionLanguage: EnglishWhere to find it: Penguin Random House. Helen Oyeyemi Helen Oyeyemi is the author…

  • Helen Oyeyemi wins PEN America Literary Award 2017

    Helen Oyeyemi wins PEN America Literary Award 2017

    Helen Oyeyemi has won a PEN America Literary Award 2017. She has won the book for an exceptional book-length work of literature by an author of color published in 2016. A few weeks ago PEN America announced the finalists for the 2017 PEN America Literary Awards in several categories. This is a highly respected award…

  • Helen Oyeyemi joins Canada’s Giller Prize Jury 2015

    Helen Oyeyemi joins Canada’s Giller Prize Jury 2015

    The Giller Prize is Canada’s premiere fiction prize and awards the writer of the best English-language book $100,000. Each runner-up gets $10,000. Nigerian-born Helen Oyeyemi has been announced as one of the jury members of the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize. She joins Cecil Foster, Alexander MacLeod, and Alison Pick. Irish writer John Boyne will chair…

  • Helen Oyeyemi to judge UK’s Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2015

    Helen Oyeyemi to judge UK’s Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2015

    Nigerian-born award-winning novelist Helen Oyeyemi has joined a prestigious panel of judges for the £10,000 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2015.Oyeyemi who currently lives in Prague and has five novels won the Somerset Maugham award in 2010 for her novel White is for Witching and was last year named one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists.The…