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July 25, 2023

The manuscript in progress has been acquired by Scribner in the US and W&N in the UK.

April 4, 2023

Ahead of its release in Nigeria, the collection about gay men just won the inaugural Republic of Consciousness Prize for the US and Canada: a highlight in a series of recognition from the Kirkus Prize, the Dylan Thomas Prize, the Story Prize, and the Lambda Awards.

September 10, 2022

The debut Nigerian author’s short story collection, God’s Children Are Little Broken Things, has seen him compared to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Zadie Smith and praised by Damon Galgut.

June 14, 2022

“This book is lush with evocative passages. So real are the characters, you could almost reach out and touch them.”

June 10, 2022

The Nigerian writer was in conversation with Booker Prize finalist Brandon Taylor, discussing his debut short story collection God’s Children Are Little Broken Things.

May 31, 2022

Including chats with Booker Prize finalist Brandon Taylor, bestselling novelist Xochitl Gonzalez, and writers Jonathan Lee, Gbenga Adesina, Ebenezer Agu, and Hannah Eko.

April 29, 2022

The author of God’s Children Are Broken Little Things is “destined to join the ranks of artists such as Zadie Smith and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.”

December 11, 2021

Edmund White praised it as “the beginning of a brilliant career.” Adam Haslett called the book “heartbroken but pulsing with life” and Ifeakandu “a major talent.”

December 2, 2021

The collection of stories about Nigerian gay men, which arrives June 2022, is now available for pre-order.

May 20, 2021

The event, to be moderated by the magazine editor Megan Cummins, will also have Sara Majka and Ada Zhang.

December 26, 2020

The Nsukka-educated, Iowa-trained writer hopes for God’s Children Are Little Broken Things to join in “insisting upon [the] existence” of LGBTQ Nigerians.

December 29, 2022

From Warsan Shire, Romeo Oriogun, and Safia Elhillo to Arinze Ifeakandu, Akwaeke Emezi, NoViolet Bulawayo, and Chinelo Okparanta: our second annual highlight of the top titles of the year by African writers.

February 2, 2022

From Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, NoViolet Bulawayo, and Arinze Ifeakandu to Warsan Shire and Romeo Oriogun, here are over 50 books expected to lead the literary conversation.

October 3, 2023

Headlined by a quartet of feted veteran voices in Wole Soyinka, Aminatta Forna, Jennifer Makumbi, and Chris Abani, NYU Accra’s 30-author symposium is a convergence of inspiration. “We have to tell our own story,” said convener and school director Chike Frankie Edozien.

August 17, 2023

As conversations sethe about the “death” of Nigerian literature and the loss of authenticity in its poetry, a writer counters for the growing japa-MFA subculture: “I call them the Nomadic Generation because of their complication of nationalism.”

July 18, 2023

In Between Starshine and Clay, the novelist interviews Toni Morrison, Michelle Obama, and Wole Soyinka, among other major Black figures in the arts and politics. “One of the things that was the most surprising was the actual extent to which they forged their own path,” she said.

June 13, 2023

How to Write About Africa gathers vivid, powerful essays and fiction by the late Kenyan icon. Its editor Achal Prabhala talks compiling it, a second posthumous book, and an uncompleted novel. “Much is made of what he did for other writers, but it was his own writing that did it for me,” he said.

July 25, 2023

The manuscript in progress has been acquired by Scribner in the US and W&N in the UK.

April 4, 2023

Ahead of its release in Nigeria, the collection about gay men just won the inaugural Republic of Consciousness Prize for the US and Canada: a highlight in a series of recognition from the Kirkus Prize, the Dylan Thomas Prize, the Story Prize, and the Lambda Awards.

September 10, 2022

The debut Nigerian author’s short story collection, God’s Children Are Little Broken Things, has seen him compared to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Zadie Smith and praised by Damon Galgut.

June 14, 2022

“This book is lush with evocative passages. So real are the characters, you could almost reach out and touch them.”

June 10, 2022

The Nigerian writer was in conversation with Booker Prize finalist Brandon Taylor, discussing his debut short story collection God’s Children Are Little Broken Things.

May 31, 2022

Including chats with Booker Prize finalist Brandon Taylor, bestselling novelist Xochitl Gonzalez, and writers Jonathan Lee, Gbenga Adesina, Ebenezer Agu, and Hannah Eko.

April 29, 2022

The author of God’s Children Are Broken Little Things is “destined to join the ranks of artists such as Zadie Smith and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.”

December 11, 2021

Edmund White praised it as “the beginning of a brilliant career.” Adam Haslett called the book “heartbroken but pulsing with life” and Ifeakandu “a major talent.”

December 2, 2021

The collection of stories about Nigerian gay men, which arrives June 2022, is now available for pre-order.

May 20, 2021

The event, to be moderated by the magazine editor Megan Cummins, will also have Sara Majka and Ada Zhang.

December 26, 2020

The Nsukka-educated, Iowa-trained writer hopes for God’s Children Are Little Broken Things to join in “insisting upon [the] existence” of LGBTQ Nigerians.

December 29, 2022

From Warsan Shire, Romeo Oriogun, and Safia Elhillo to Arinze Ifeakandu, Akwaeke Emezi, NoViolet Bulawayo, and Chinelo Okparanta: our second annual highlight of the top titles of the year by African writers.

February 2, 2022

From Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, NoViolet Bulawayo, and Arinze Ifeakandu to Warsan Shire and Romeo Oriogun, here are over 50 books expected to lead the literary conversation.

October 3, 2023

Headlined by a quartet of feted veteran voices in Wole Soyinka, Aminatta Forna, Jennifer Makumbi, and Chris Abani, NYU Accra’s 30-author symposium is a convergence of inspiration. “We have to tell our own story,” said convener and school director Chike Frankie Edozien.

August 17, 2023

As conversations sethe about the “death” of Nigerian literature and the loss of authenticity in its poetry, a writer counters for the growing japa-MFA subculture: “I call them the Nomadic Generation because of their complication of nationalism.”

July 18, 2023

In Between Starshine and Clay, the novelist interviews Toni Morrison, Michelle Obama, and Wole Soyinka, among other major Black figures in the arts and politics. “One of the things that was the most surprising was the actual extent to which they forged their own path,” she said.

June 13, 2023

How to Write About Africa gathers vivid, powerful essays and fiction by the late Kenyan icon. Its editor Achal Prabhala talks compiling it, a second posthumous book, and an uncompleted novel. “Much is made of what he did for other writers, but it was his own writing that did it for me,” he said.

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