Ex Africa semper aliquid novi
July 18, 2014 4:16 AM   Subscribe

Kenya's Okwiri Oduor has won the 2014 Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story, "My Father's Head." Many stories by other winners and nominees are available online.

This year's other nominees: Past winners: The Caine Prize website has a complete list of previous nominees and notable works.
posted by Monsieur Caution (6 comments total) 20 users marked this as a favorite
 
Great post! I guess the Greek saying is true.
posted by clockzero at 4:57 AM on July 18, 2014


My Father's Head is beautiful - clipclopping ahead briskly and then that final sentence, sitting quietly in grief. Thank you for posting all the links, so much to read.
posted by viggorlijah at 6:08 AM on July 18, 2014


Thanks for the post!
posted by travelwithcats at 8:15 AM on July 18, 2014


Or Semper aliquid novi Africam adferre.

This is fantastic. Thanks for posting it.
posted by Mental Wimp at 9:49 AM on July 18, 2014


This is wonderful, thank you so much.
posted by jokeefe at 8:17 PM on July 18, 2014


Fabulous story. Thanks - I'm off to read more!
posted by korej at 4:04 PM on July 19, 2014


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