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Wole Soyinka and Tara June Winch

Rolex Mentor and Protégée in Literature, 2008 - 2009

Declaring their mentorship to be “a process of development”, Wole Soyinka, first African Laureate of the Nobel Prize for Literature, encourages his protégée, Tara June Winch, as she agonizes over her writing. When anyone writes, he says, himself included, “it’s all over the place.” It’s the rewriting that follows that marks out a true writer.

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