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Abubakar Adam Ibrahim's Biography

Abubakar Adam Ibrahim pictureBorn in 1979, Author Abubakar Adam Ibrahim has been named in the Hay Festival Africa 39 list of the most promising writers in Sub-Saharan Africa under the age of 40. A graduate of Mass Communications from the University of Jos, Abubakar is also a Gabriel Garcia Marquez Fellow and a Civitella Ranieri Fellow. He was shortlisted for the Caine Prize in 2013 on the strength of his short story "The Whispering Trees". "Season of Crimson Blossoms" is his first novel.