Dilman Dila has been recognized in many international prizes, including the BBC Radio Playwriting Competition, Commonwealth Short Story Prize and Short Story Day Africa Prize. He is the author of two short books, The Terminal Move and Cranes Crest at Sunset, and his short stories have appeared in several magazines and anthologies. His films have won critical acclaim, including a nomination for Best First Feature at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. More of his life and works is available at his website http://www.dilmandila.com.
Featuring and entitled after the 2013 shortlisted Commonwealth Short Story, 'A Killing in the Sun' is Dilman Dila's debut collection of short stories. Featuring ten stories that explore father/daughter relationships, friendship, betrayal, the politics of freedom, and love.