Tuesday, 23 October 2007

'Yartsana on the winning train!

I have just chanced upon the following notice in krazitivity, the Nigerian writers' chatgroup. Am I happy? Verrrrrrrrrry!

Hausa Literature Prize Shortlist

The Panel of Judges for the maiden edition of the Engineer Mohammed Bashir Karaye Prize for Hausa Literature has shortlisted the following novelists in alphabetical order from the field of nineteen entries. The launching of the Prize Fund and the Award of Prizes come up on Thursday, 25th October, 2007 at the Executive Hall, International Conference Centre, Abuja by 4:00 p.m.

1. Kankana - Maje El-Hajeej Hotoro
2. ‘Yar Tsana - Ibrahim Sheme
3. Matar Uba Jaraba - Balaraba Ramat Yakubu

JUDGES
Professor Abdalla Uba Adamu - Bayero University, Kano
Mallam Bello Sule - Nigerian Television Authority, Abuja

Emman Usman Shehu

5 comments:

Talatu-Carmen said...

CONGRATS!!! 'Yar Tsana deserves it and much much more!!!

Zahratique said...

Congratulations! I still havent had the chance to read 'yar tsana. I'll get my hands on it asap.

XpSanusi said...

Good News! But 'Yar Tsana still not in the market. I lost my copy.

Bahaushe Mai Ban Haushi! said...

Guys,
'Yartsana is in the market!

XpSanusi said...

Haba Sheme, which market??? Ni ban ganshi ba!