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Open a Book, Read Africa Bulawayo, NoViolet


Webcast sponsored by Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. Zimbabwean author, NoViolet Bulawayo, has won the annual £10 000 Caine Prize for African Writing, as announced at the Bodleian Library in Oxford this evening. Bulawayo wins the 2011 prize for her short story, “Hitting Budapest”, which Chair of Judges, Hisham Matar, described as being “reminiscent of A Clockwork Orange.” NoViolet Bulawayo is the pen name of Elizabeth Tshele, who is currently a Truman Capote Fellow at Cornell University in America.

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