NIGERIAN AUTHOR LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN’S PRIZE

29 year old Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀̀ is among six contenders for the Baileys Women’s Prize for her book Stay with Me.

‘‘The book weaves a devastating story of the fragility of married love, the undoing of family, the wretchedness of grief and the all-consuming bonds of motherhood’’
The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction was founded in 1996 to celebrate excellence, originality and accessibility in writing by women throughout the world. This year’s prize is the last one that will be sponsored by Baileys and the winner of the £30,000 prize will be anonymously endowed on 7th June 2017 at an award ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall.
Culled from the Bailey Women’s Prize for fiction- http://www.womensprizeforfiction.co.uk/