Nigerian writer wins Literaturpries award in Germany


A Nigerian writer is being celebrated for winning the 2020 Literaturpries Award. The author whose name is, Chigozie Obioma- won the prestigious award of a novel titled An Ochestra of Minorities, and the German title is Das Weinen der Vögel

Chigozie Obioma has joined other creatives in telling the world that Nigeria is the home of talents by winning the 2020 Internationaler Literaturpries Award.

The author had appreciated the organizers of the award as well as Nigerian for their support as well as his translator.

In his words: “While I’m grateful and elated, I owe this win to my wonderful translator, Nicholai von Schweder, a remarkable man and the very best.

Also, my wonderful publisher, Piper Verlag. Thank you to all who continue to support my work. It means so much to me!”

We join in saying congratulations.

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