James Currey Prize for Literature

The James Currey Prize for Literature is an annual award for the best unpublished work of fiction written in English by an African writer. It was instituted by the Nigerian writer, filmmaker, and publisher Onyeka Nwelue. It is administered by World Arts Agency. It is supported by Hattus Books, Abibiman Publishing, The Lagos Review, 28 Studios, and Light Dynamics. 

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July 2, 2021

Five writers are in the running for the £1,000 prize money and a publication deal.

June 17, 2021

The £1,000 award, founded by the Nigerian writer Onyeka Nwelue, is for unpublished manuscripts.

July 2, 2021

Five writers are in the running for the £1,000 prize money and a publication deal.

June 17, 2021

The £1,000 award, founded by the Nigerian writer Onyeka Nwelue, is for unpublished manuscripts.

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