Artist: Bushra Al Fadil

Artist: Bushra al Fadil
Country: Sudan

Bushra al Fadil has published four collections of short stories in Arabic. His most recent collection Above a City’s Sky was published in 2012, the same year Bushra won the Altayeb Salih Short Story Award. Bushra holds a PhD in Russian language and literature.

Bushra is shortlisted for ‘The Story of the Girl whose Birds Flew Away’ translated by Max Shmookler with support from Najlaa Osman Eltom, published in The Book of Khartoum – A City in Short Fiction edited by Raph Cormack & Max Shmookler (Comma Press, UK. 2016).

Sessions at the Storymoja Festival

30th September 2017
10.30am – 12.30pm
Jumuia Tent

Why Prizes Matter! Does winning a Literary Award mean anything?- Lizzy Attree (Caine Prize Director, UK) Bushra -al – Fadil (2017 Caine Prize Winner, Sudan) Abubakar Ibrahim (Caine Prize/NLG, Nigeria), Kwani? Manuscript Prize, Miles Morland Moderated by Aleya Kassam (KE)

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