Should I run? I thought. A ghost can run faster than me. No, I won't run. Ngoli has heard many stories about Long Juju Man from her grandfather. But she is not prepared for her first meeting with him in the forest, or for the strange friendship which follows... Long Juju Man won the Junior Award in the Macmillan Writer's Prize for Africa, 2008 A humorous modern take on traditional story elements, and an imaginative use of language makes this a deserving winner. Judges Meshack Asare, Jamila Gavin, Jack Mapanje and Helen Oyeyemi Nnedi Okorafor is an award-winning science fiction novelist of Nigerian descent. Her works include Zahrah the Windseeker (winner of the 2008 Wole Soyinka Africa Prize for Literature) and The Shadow Speaker, inspired by Africa and her heritage. A professor of creative writing at Chicago State University, she lives in Chicago with her family. Visit her online at nnedi.com.