Writings of the general word's body

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Daddy, I won!

Breaking News: Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani wins the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book (Africa Region).

It was phoning galore this morning as the writer heard the news from South Africa. The first call was to her papa - "Daddy, I won!" Nwaubani won for her debut novel, I Do Not Come To You By Chance.

The author will now vie with winners from other regions for the overall prize, to be announced in New Delhi next month.

  • Photos by Abiodun Omotoso

2 comments:

Free Pen said...

Well done Ms Adaobi Tricia, for trouncing all the foreign based writer to the award. Good luck in the overall competition.

InMyDreamsItWasSimpler said...

Well done and congrats to Adaobi!