Very excited to find out that I’m long listed for the London Short Story Prize 2016 and hope to find out more on the 5th December as they reveal the winner. The link can be found here.
I’m not allowed to say which story is mine (yet!) but this is really encouraging news as a writer, watch this space…
“What race are you?” she asked me. “Are you African or Asian?”
“I’m like Othello – Arab-African”, I said to her.
“Yes”, she said, looking into my face.
“Your nose is like the noses of Arabs in pictures but your hair isn’t soft and jet black like the Arabs.”
– Season of Migration to the North, Tayeb Salih.
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