Nnedi Okorafor

Photo of author: Nnedi Okorafor Nnedi Okorafor is a distinguished writer acclaimed for her New York Times bestselling contributions to science fiction and fantasy, catering to audiences of both children and adults. Pioneering the genres of africanfuturism and africanjujuism, Nnedi has defined and popularized these terms through her groundbreaking works. Born in the United States to Nigerian (Igbo) immigrant parents and nurtured by frequent visits to Nigeria since childhood, Nnedi draws profound inspiration from her African heritage, enriching the foundation of her storytelling. Her extensive bibliography includes the award-winning "Who Fears Death," which secured the World Fantasy Award and is currently in development for television by HBO. Additionally, her acclaimed novella trilogy "Binti" has clinched both Nebula and Hugo awards and is poised for adaptation as a TV series. Noteworthy accolades also adorn her Lodestar and Locus Award-winning "Nsibidi Scripts Series," as well as "LaGuardia," which earned her Hugo and Eisner awards for Best Graphic Novel. Among her recent works is the captivating novella "Remote Control." Nnedi's literary journey commenced with her debut novel "Zahrah the Windseeker," which clinched the prestigious Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature. Residing in Phoenix, AZ, alongside her daughter Anyaugo, Nnedi remains an influential voice in the genre. For more insights into her creative universe, visit Nnedi.com and connect with Nnedi on social media platforms such as Twitter (@Nnedi), Facebook, and Instagram.

Books written by Nnedi Okorafor

Title: She Who Knows: Firespitter
Released: 20.08.2024
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