Lauri Kubuitsile is an award-winning, full time writer in Botswana. She has published numerous books: for children, young adults and adults, while her short stories been published on four continents. She’s also written two television series for Botswana Television. Her awards include the Golden Baobab Literary Prize – junior category in 2009 and senior category in 2010, the BTA/ Anglo Platinum Short Story Contest (RSA- 2007) and the Orange Botswerere Prize for Creative Writing (2007). In 2011 her story "In the Spirit of McPhineas Lata" was shortlisted for the 2011 Caine Prize.
Books authored by Lauri Kubuitsile
- In the Spirit of McPhineas Lata and other stories
ISBN 9781920590345 | 134 pages | 203 x 133 mm | 2012 | Modjaji Books, South Africa | Paperback