The winners of the Commonwealth Writers Prize has been announced. The winners for Africa Region are:
- Best Book: The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna (Sierra Leone)
- Best First Book: Happiness is a Four-Letter Word by Cynthia Jele (South Africa)
Congrats to all the winners. The shortlisted writers could be found here. Thus, I have increased my Commonwealth Writers Prize Winners Reading Project by two books, thanks to the winning authors.
The judges for the Africa Region include: Ajoa Yeboa-Afari (Chair) (Ghana), Peter Simatei (South Africa) and Beula Thumbadoo (South Africa). Read more about them here.
Other Regional Winners announced include:
- Caribbean and Canada
- South Asia and Europe
- South East Asia and Pacific
Click here to read the winners in those regions. The overall winners would be announced on May 21, 2011.