Innocent Chizaram Ilo Wins 2020 The Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Innocent Chizaram Ilo, has won the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for his book, “When a Woman Renounces Motherhood.”

He joins other Nigerian literary figures like Jekwu Anyaegbuna who won with the entry, ‘Morrison Okoli’ in 2012; Lesley Armah who won with ‘Light’ in 2016; Akwaeke Emezi who won with ‘Who is like God’ in 2017 and Efua Traoré, with ‘True Happiness’ in 2018.


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