Contemporary African Writing
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List of works by many acclaimed and award-winning authors set in or about Africa. Many titles and authors are prize winners or nominees of the following: Caine Prize, Associated writers and writing programs Award, New York Times Editor’s Choice, PEN Freedom-to-Write Award, PEN/Open Book Award, PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award, Grand prix littéraire d’Afrique noire, Prix Renaudot, Belgium’s Royal Academy of French Language and Black Africa’s Grand Literary Prize for French speakers, Granta magazine’s 20 best young American novelists.