Senegal: Caine Prize 2023 – Senegalese Writers Win for Fantasy-Horror Story About Dangers Facing Girls
[The Conversation Africa] The influential Caine Prize for African Writing for 2023 was won by a power couple from Senegal. Their short story A Soul of Small Places (which can be read over here) echoes deeper trends in the country's literature while picking up on the growth of horror and speculative fiction across the continent. African literature specialist Caroline D. Laurent explains.