Irenosen Okojie

Irenosen Okojie is a Nigerian British writer. Her debut novel, Butterfly Fish, won a Betty Trask award. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Observer, Guardian and Huffington Post among other publications. Her short story collection Speak Gigantular (Jacaranda Books) was shortlisted for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize, the Jhalak Prize and the Saboteur Awards. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Her latest collection of stories, Nudibranch, was longlisted for the Jhalak Prize and one story, ‘Grace Jones’, won the AKO Caine Prize For Fiction.