Nnedi Okorafor

Nnedi Okorafor’s novels include Who Fears Death, winner of the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel; Akata Witch, an Amazon.com Best Book of the Year; Zahrah the Windseeker, winner of the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa; and The Shadow Speaker, winner of the Carl Brandon Parallax Award. Her latest releases include the short story collection Kabu Kabu and the science fiction novel Lagoon. Her adult novel The Book of Phoenix and young adult novel Akata Witch 2: Breaking Kola are scheduled for release in 2015. Nnedi is associate professor at the University at Buffalo, New York.

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