Literature

Nigerian, Pemi Aguda wins the 2015 Writivism Short Story Prize

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Pemi Aguda was announced winner of the 2015 Writivism Short Story Prize today, June 21, 2015 at the ongoing Writivism Festival in Uganda for her short story Caterer, Caterer.

Pemi Aguda works as an architect by day and a writer, always. Her short story, Caterer, Caterer was selected from a shortlist of 5. Read it here.

This year’s Writivism Short Story prize panel was chaired by Chika Unigwe. Other members of the panel were Mukoma wa Ngugi, Tendai Huchu, Ainehi Edoro and Rachel Zadok.

The list of shortlisted writers as announced on June 1, 2015 are:

Being a Man by Adeola Opeyemi (Nigeria)

Caterer, Caterer by Pemi Aguda (Nigeria)

Devil’s Village by Dayo Adewunmi Ntwari (Rwanda)

Dream by Saaleha Bhamjee (South Africa)

Social Studies by Nnedinma Jane Kalu (Nigeria)

Source: writivism.wordpress.com/ munyori.org

Kechi Nomu

Kechi Nomu is a full time reader and writer, and a part-time couch potato.

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