Irenosen Okojie is a Nigerian British writer. Her debut novel Butterfly Fish won a Betty Trask award and was shortlisted for an Edinburgh International First Book Award. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, the Observer, the Guardian, the BBC and the Huffington Post amongst other publications. Her short story collection Speak Gigantular , published by Jacaranda Books, was shortlisted for the Edgehill Short Story Prize, the Jhalak Prize, the Saboteur Awards and nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award. She was recently inducted as a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature as one of the Forty Under Forty initiative.
Engaging, modern fables with a feminist tang - Sunday TimesA thoroughly original package that had a hint of Angela Carter - The Times T2Sharp writing and cleverly done - SpectatorRelevant and intriguing - New StatesmanIt's easy to get lost in the stories from diverse voices - GuardianSimply and beautifully executed - ObserverFreshly feminist - EsquireA series of rich and peculiar little worlds - TLS