Abubakar Adam Ibrahim is a 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, was longlisted for the Etisalat Prize for Literature, and its title story was shortlisted for the 2013 Caine Prize for African Writing. Abubakar was named one of the most promising Sub-Saharan African writers under the age of 40 by Hay Festival Africa39.
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