Awards and Nominations

Nominations

  • The First Woman shortlisted for The Diversity Book Awards
  • The First Woman shortlisted for Encore Prize 2021
  • The First woman shortlisted for James Tait Black Prize 2021
  • A Girl is a Body of Water longlisted for Aspen Words Literary Prize 2021
  • The NAIS-KNAW writer’s residence 2021
  • Kintu shortlisted for Prix Les Afriques 2020
  • Manchester Happened longlisted for Edge Hill Prize (2020)
  • The Alan Chuese Fellowship (2019)
  • Kintu Longlisted for The Prix Du Medicis 2019
  • Manchester Happened Shortlisted for Big Book Award (Harper’s Bazaar) 2019
  • Kintu Winner Prix Transfuge Du Meilluer Premier Roman Francais 2019
  • Kintu Shortlisted for Edward Stanford Awards (2019)
  • Grants of Art: The Arts council 2015
  • Kintu longlisted for the Etisalat Prize 2015