Award-winning author Nnedi Okorafor delivers the 2018 CEHD Book Week lecture on Thursday, October 25, 2018. Read about the event here.
Nnedi Okorafor is an international award-winning
author of Africa-based science fiction and fantasy.
Born in the United States to two Nigerian immigrant
parents, she is known for weaving African culture
into evocative settings, memorable characters,
and wonder-filled plots. Nnedi’s books for the
young audience include, among others, the Binti
series, Akata Witch, The Shadow Speaker and Akata
Warrior. She’s currently the author of the Black
Panther comics in Marvel’s latest series Wakanda
Forever. Nnedi’s World Fantasy Award winning
novel Who Fears Death is currently adapted by
HBO into a TV series produced by Game of Thrones
author George R.R. Martin.