No of Pages: 215
Size: 127 x 193mm
Publication Date: 2011
The Caine Prize's twelfth year. The judges panel is chaired by award-winning Libyan novelist Hisham Matar. Joining him are Granta deputy editor Ellah Allfrey, Georgetown University Professor of English David Gewanter, publisher, film and travel writer Vicky Unwin, and the award-winning author Aminatta Forna.
126 qualifying stories have been submitted from 17 African countries and the panel have announced the following 5 authors for the shortlist:
NoViolet Bulawayo (Zimbabwe), Hitting BudapestBeatrice Lamwaka (Uganda), Butterfly DreamsTim Keegan (South Africa), What Molly KnewLauri Kubuitsile (Botswana), In the Spirit of McPhineas LataDavid Medalie (South Africa), The Mistress's Dog
Each of the stories are published in this collection.