Two Female African Writers Nominated For Prestigious Award

Ethiopian-American Maaza Mengiste, writer of The Shadow King, and Zimbabwean Tsitsi Dangarembga, with her novel This Mournable Body, were on the waitlist for the 2020 Booker Prize has been gotten with festivity on the African scholarly scene.

Two African ladies are in the running for the remakable grant, in a memorable first for the UK’s most lofty scholarly prize.

This is the first time Female writers from Africa has been nominated for the prestigious award, Africans all over the world will be hoping they win the prestigious awards.