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Helon Habila


Nigeria (b.1967)

Helon Habila is a Nigerian novelist and poet. He won the Caine Prize for African fiction (short story) in 2001, and the Commonwealth Writers Prize (Best First Book, Africa Region) in 2003.

He studied at the University of Jos and at the University of East Anglia and now teaches creative writing at George Mason University, Washington D.C.
 
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