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Jowhor Ile Wins Etisalat Prize for 2016

Nigerian writer, Jowhor Ile, has been announced winner of the 2016 edition of Etisalat Prize for Literature, the most prestigious literature prize for first-time fiction writers of African origin. Jowhor Ile was born in 1980

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The End of Arts?

With new works produced in all parts of the world every year, could one make a claim that art has ended? With new genre emerging every day out of the old genre, could there still

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The 2017 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

In a fierce competition that saw 6,000 entries across Commonwealth Countries, the Commonwealth Writers have whittled down to a list of five writers who are regional winners for the 2017 Short Story Prize. Commonwealth Writers

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Millennial Humans Are Wired the Same Ways as Palaeolithic Gatherers

Early humans had a simple, hard job: hunt and gather enough food to survive. These acts of survival, which were once part of daily life for hundreds of thousands of years, have just recently been

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Caine Prize 2017

Out of 148 entries from 22 countries, Caine Prize have announced their shortlist of five writers who would contesting for the prize this year. And it is another surprize of the year. In the list

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