To See The Mountain: 2011 Caine Prize Anthology

The 2011 judges panel for The Caine Prize for African Writing was chaired by award-winning Libyan novelist Hisham Matar. Joining him were 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.

The 2011 judges panel for The Caine Prize for African Writing was chaired by award-winning Libyan novelist Hisham Matar. Joining him were 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 were submitted from 17 African countries and the panel announced the following 5 authors for the shortlist:

  • NoViolet Bulawayo (Zimbabwe), Hitting Budapest
  • Beatrice Lamwaka (Uganda), Butterfly Dreams
  • Tim Keegan (South Africa), What Molly Knew
  • Lauri Kubuitsile (Botswana), In the Spirit of McPhineas Lata
  • David Medalie (South Africa), The Mistress’s Dog

This anthology is a co-publishing arrangement between The Caine Prize for African Writing, New Internationalist, Cassava Republic in Nigeria, Jacana Media in South Africa and Kwani Trust in Kenya.

Dimensions 198 × 129 mm
Author

Caine Prize Writers