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‘Grace Jones’ short story wins Irenosen Okojie the AKO Caine prize for Africa literature

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Irenosen Okojie centres the lived experiences of black women in the darkly fantastical world that she writes fiction in. (Photo by Awakening/Getty Images)
Irenosen Okojie centres the lived experiences of black women in the darkly fantastical world that she writes fiction in. (Photo by Awakening/Getty Images)
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The AKO Caine prize for African Writing has been awarded to Irenosen Okojie. The award, which comes with a £10,000 cash prize, looks to celebrate Okojie for her short story, Grace Jones

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