Alice Munro Wins the Nobel Prize for Literature 2013

Canadian author Alice Munro has won the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature.

Munro who won the Man Booker International Prize for all her works in 2009, is now 82 years old. She is the thirteenth woman to win the prize since its inception in 1901. She is also a three-time winner of Canada’s Governor General’s Award for fiction.

She was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for her work as “master of modern short story”.

You can read her short story titled “Boys and Girls” HERE .

And another titled Child’s Play, HERE.

Alice Munro has published many short stories and novels.

On receiving the prize, she said she was surprised to win. She such a great writer.

Congratulations to Alice Munro.

 

Chioma Iwunze-Ibiam

Chioma Iwunze-Ibiam writes prose fiction and creative non-fiction. She is the founder of creativewritingnews.com. Her first novella, Finding Love Again was published by Ankara Press. Her second novella, The Heiress' Bodyguard was shortlisted for the Saraba Manuscript Awards. She currently works as content marketer for various online businesses. You can follow her at @cwritingnws.

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