Caine Prize for African Writing Finalists

The finalists for this year’s Caine Prize for African Writing (given to a short story from an African writer published in English) were announced earlier this week. Here are the five shortlisted pieces, with links to pdf versions of some of the stories:

  • Mamle Kabu (Ghana) The End of Skill from Dreams, Miracles and Jazz published by Picador Africa, Johannesburg 2008
  • Parselelo Kantai (Kenya) “You Wreck Her” from the St Petersburg Review, 2008
  • Alistair Morgan (South Africa) Icebergs from The Paris Review no. 183, 2008
  • EC Osondu (Nigeria) Waiting from Guernicamag.com, October 2008

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