Abubakar Adam Ibrahim is an award-winning Nigerian writer and journalist. His debut novel, Season of Crimson Blossoms, won the 2016 NLNG Nigeria Prize for Literature. His short story collection, The Whispering Trees (2012) was longlisted for the Etisalat Prize for Literature; its title story was shortlisted for the 2013 Caine Prize for African Writing. He is a Gabriel Garcia Marquez Fellow (2013), a Civitella Ranieri Fellow (2015) and was included in the Hay Festival’s Africa39 anthology of the most promising sub-Saharan African writers under the age of 40. His non-fiction work has appeared in publications including Granta and Berliner Zeitung.
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