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New Team Members

Ayamba Litcast Welcomes New Team Members. Ayamba Litcast is delighted to announce and welcome three new members to its amazing team. Brigitte Poirson, our new Editor and Board Member, is an award winning author and former lecturer. In partnership with Words, Rhymes & Rhythm Publishers, she organises and edits the bimonthly Brigitte Poirson Poetry Contest …

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Commonwealth Short Story Prize and other News

Kritika Pandey wins the 9th annual Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Indian writer, Kritika Pandey has emerged the overall winner of the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for her story, The Great Indian Tee and Snakes. The announcement was made by the prize chair, Nii Ayikwei Parker in the award’s first ever online ceremony, anchored by …

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Chimamanda Ngozi loses her father and other news

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Loses Her Father. Award-winning author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has lost her father, Professor Nwoye Adichie. He died on Wednesday 10th June, 2020, after a brief illness, aged 88.Professor Nwoye Adichie devoted his life to academics where he rose to the rank of Professor Emeritus before his retirement.Ayamba LitCast sends her sincere condolences …

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