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Two Nigerian authors make 2019 women prize for fiction shortlist

Two Nigerian authors, Oyinkan Braithwaite and Diana Evans, have made the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction final shortlist.
Oyinkan Braithwaite

Nigerian debut novelist among finalists for women’s prize

Nigerian debut novelist Oyinkan Braithwaite and U.K. Booker Prize winner Anna Burns are among six finalists for the international Women’s Prize for Fiction.

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