Ellah Wakatama

Ellah Wakatama

Ellah Wakatama is Editor-at-Large at Canongate Books. She is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Manchester, and was the founding Publishing Director of The Indigo Press. She is chair of the Caine Prize for African Writing and she served on the judging panel of the 2017 Dublin International Literary Award and the 2015 Man Booker Prize. In 2011 she was awarded an OBE for services to the publishing industry, and in 2019 was appointed as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

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