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WINNER of the 2016 Okot P’Bitek Prize Announced — Writivism

za 28 August 2016 editorial Comments Off on WINNER of the 2016 Okot P’Bitek Prize Announced — Writivism

The inaugural Okot p’Bitek Prize for Poetry in Translation was awarded last night. Judged by our editor and founder, Duduzile Mabaso and Juliane Bitek (writer, poet and scholar, the daughter of Okot p’Bitek), this prize is unique kind of prize.

The Centre for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) and the Writivism Festival is proud to announce the winner of The Okot P’Bitek Prize for Poetry in Translation. This prize celebrates fifty years since the publication of Okot P’Bitek’s Song of Lawino by awarding poets who write originally in an African indigenous language and translate their own […]

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