Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor is the recipient of the 2003 Caine Prize for African Writing, which was awarded for her short story, “Weight of Whispers”, described by the BBC as a “subtle and suggestive work of fiction that dramatises the condition of refugees”. In the recent past she has worked as a screen writer and was the Executive Director of the Zanzibar International Film Festival from 2003 to 2005. Yvonne is currently in the process of finishing her first novel.


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