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Namwali Serpell will donate Clarke Prize money to those protesting Breonna Taylor’s murder.

Within an hour of hearing that she had won the Arthur C. Clarke Award, a top honor given to science fiction published in the UK, Namwali Serpell also heard the news that the police officers who killed Breonna Taylor would not be charged for her murder. “I received these two pieces of news about... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-25 18:21:12 UTC ]
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Namwali Serpell’s The Old Drift has won the 2020 Arthur C. Clarke Award.

The Arthur C. Clarke Award, named in honor of the eponymous author, is the United Kingdom’s most prestigious prize for science fiction first published in the UK. The prize comes with an award plaque and a cash prize of £2020.00. Previous winners include Yoon Ha Lee, Ahmad Saadawi, and Anne... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-23 19:55:57 UTC ]
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Coronavirus is topic one among newly announced L.A. Times Book Prize winners

The 14 Times book prize winners, including Steph Cha, Namwali Serpell, Marlon James and George Packer, were honored in a virtual ceremony on Twitter. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-17 15:53:24 UTC ]
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‘The Old Drift’ author Namwali Serpell shares how Zambian Afronauts inspired her debut novel

For nearly 20 years, Namwali Serpell has been writing “The Old Drift.” If you don’t find that fact alone to be staggering, consider this: The 576-page book blends English with a multitude of Bantu languages spoken in Zambia. Incorporating elements of historical fiction, sci-fi, magical realism,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Caine Prize winner shares her £10k award

Zambia's Namwali Serpell has won the 2015 Caine Prize for African Writing, and is to share her £10,000 prize money with her fellow shortlistees. Serpell won the award with short story "The Sack" from Africa39 (Bloomsbury). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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