African Studies departmental lecturer Jonny Steinberg has been named one of nine recipients of the Windham-Campbell Literary Prizes. Described by the LA Times as 'one of the most significant in creative writing' each prize carries an award of $150,000. Steinberg was honoured for 'an established body of work of outstanding achievement' in the category of non-fiction. The other categories are fiction and drama. The award ceremony takes place at Yale University on 10 September 2013.