06-10 September 2017

Open Book Festival

06-10 September2017

Bushra al-Fadil

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Bushra al-Fadil is a Sudanese writer living in Saudi Arabia. His most recent collection Above a City’s Sky was published in 2012, the same year he won the al-Tayeb Salih Short Story Award. Bushra holds a PhD in Russian language and literature. He is the winner of the 2017 Caine Prize for his short story entitled “The Story of the Girl Whose Birds Flew Away”.

Thanks to the Caine Prize for their support