Submit to the $12,000 Graywolf Press Africa Prize for Novel Manuscripts, Judged by A. Igoni Barrett

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Deadline: May 31st, 2019

The 2019 Graywolf Press Africa Prize is now open to submissions. The award, launched in 2017 by the publishing house Graywolf Press, with the Nigerian novelist A. Igoni Barrett as judge, recognizes “a first novel manuscript by an African author primarily residing in Africa”—with a $12,000 advance, publication in the US and Italy by Graywolf Press, and a book marketing push in Africa. Its inaugural winner, in 2018, was Kenya’s Khadija Abdalla Bajaber, for her manuscript The House of Rust, a magical realist story described as “sumptuous” and “bold.”

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The submission period for the second edition of the prize, to be judged again by Barrett in conjunction with Graywolf Press editors, is 1-31 May 2019.

Founded in 1974 and located in Minneapolis, USA, the award-winning Graywolf Press is “committed to the discovery and energetic publication of contemporary American and international literature.” Books by their African authors include Igoni Barrett’s Love Is Power, or Something Like That (2013) and Blackass (2016), Anouar Benmalek’s The Lovers of Algeria (2004), Nuruddin Farah’s Sweet and Sour Milk (2006), Binyavanga Wainaina’s One Day I Will Write About This Place (2012), Tsitsi Dangarembga’s This Mournable Body (2018), and Wayétu Moore’s She Would Be King (2018).

A. Igoni Barrett is the author of a story collection Love Is Power, or Something Like That and a novel Blackass. He is the recipient of a Chinua Achebe Center Fellowship, a Norman Mailer Center Fellowship, and a Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Residency. He lives in Nigeria.

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