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Sabo Kpade

Culture Writer — Media Diversified, Okayafrica
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Sabo Kpade is an Associate Writer at Spread The Word and a staff writer at Okay Africa. He has been a critic for Media Diversified and Royal Africa Society’s He currently writes for Okay Africa.

His story ‘Chibok’, about one of the 219 girls who were abducted by Boko Haram in 2...

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RT @SympLySimi: School is good. School is good. But everything is on the freaking internet.
RT @lailanadia: presenting on #poetry practice w @JasmineCooray &fellow #AssociateWriters @STWevents soldout Writers DevelopmentLab! https:…
100 Women: Straight to the Bone | The Work of Yrsa Daley-Ward - OkayAfrica 
I love this city but I hate this city (Medicine For Melancholy)
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Have you ever used a typewriter?

For a laugh, yes.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Mike Rezendes (Mark Ruffalo) in Spotlight

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London Short Story Prize (shortlisted)

2015 - Fiction
Spread the Word and Kingston University Press proudly present the London Short Story Prize 2015 anthology.  Honouring strong voices, the London Short Story Prize 2015 was open to published and non-published authors from the UK, with an inspirational judging panel of Jon McGregor, Kevin Barry and Elise Dillsworth.   This anthology presents the winner of the 2015 Prize, Joanna Campbell's Upshots, alongside some of the most promising and original stories entered for the prize by writers across the literary landscape of the UK by James Woolf, Gary Budden, Stephanie Scott, Jean Ashbury, Sabo Kpade, Tyler Keevil, Nikesh Shukla, Frances Gapper and Damien Knightley. Gathered from hundreds of entries, the selected stories are provocative, rich in flair and originality and collectively, tell an interesting story of our time.

Alfred Fagon Award (Longlisted)

2014 - Playwriting
The Alfred Fagon Award promotes, maintains, improves and advances education and the encouragement of the arts in particular by the recognition and promotion of plays by British writers of Caribbean and African descent in the art of drama.