As part of the Prize, Rotimi Babatunde will take part in this year's Open Book Festival in Cape Town between 20-24 September and events in New York to be confirmed later this year.
Rotimi Babatunde, Billy Kahora, Constance Myburgh, Stanley Kenani and Melissa Myambo will all be invited to take part in the 2013 workshop. For a reminder of the workshop participants who contributed to African Violet here are a couple of film clips shot in South Africa back in March.
2011 shortlisted author Lauri Kubuitsile talks to Lizzy Attree about the 2012 workshop and her story "Moving Forward" now published in the Caine Prize anthology: African Violet and other stories.
2011 Shortlisted author Beatrice Lamwaka talks to Lizzy Attree in the Book Lounge in Cape Town about the 2012 workshop and her story "Pillar of Love" now published in the Caine Prize anthology: African Violet and other stories.
Watch this space for more from our new guest blogger, Tolu Ogunlesi who will start blogging in September!
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