On Black Sisters Street by Nigerian author Chika Unigwe and five other books by African writers have been nominated by libraries around the world for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. According to the website it is the largest and most international prize of its kind and is open to books written in any language.
The other authors are:
In the United States of Africa by Abdourahman Waberi
Broken Glass by Alain Mabanckou
Black Diamond by Zakes Mda
A Man Who is Not a Man by Thando Mgqolozana
Sunset Oasis by Bahaa Taher