Abubakar Adam Ibrahim is a Nigerian writer and journalist. His debut short-story collection The Whispering Trees (2012) was long-listed for the Etisalat Prize for Literature in 2014, with the title story shortlisted for the Caine Prize for African Writing. Abubakar has won the BBC African Performance Prize. He is a Gabriel Garcia Marquez Fellow (2013) and a Civitella Ranieri Fellow (2015). In 2016, he won the NLNG Nigeria Prize for Literature for his debut novel Season of Crimson Blossoms.