Caleb Azumah Nelson is a British-Ghanaian writer and photographer living in South East London. His first novel, OPEN WATER, won the Costa First Novel Award and Debut of the Year at the British Book Awards, and was a number-one Times bestseller. It was also shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize, the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award, Waterstones Book of the Year, and longlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize and the Desmond Elliott Prize. He was selected as a National Book Foundation '5 under 35' honoree by Brit Bennett.
Nelson writes about closeness, with family, with lovers, with art,
as careful, essential labour
*Raven Leilani, author of Luster*
A mesmerising Peckham love story
An affecting meditation on the migrant experience
Caleb Azumah Nelson's writing is touching, heartfelt, and musically rich