Nnedi Okorafor

Nnedi Okorafor

Nnedi Okorafor is an international award-winning novelist of African-based science fiction, fantasy and magical realism for both children and adults. Born in the United States to two Nigerian immigrant parents, Nnedi is known for weaving African culture into creative evocative settings and memorable characters. In a profile of Nnedi’s work titled, “Weapons of Mass Creation”, The New York Times called Nnedi’s imagination “stunning”.

Nnedi’s books include Lagoon (a British Science Fiction Association Award finalist for Best Novel), Who Fears Death (a World Fantasy Award winner for Best Novel), Kabu Kabu (A Publisher’s Weekly Best Book for Fall 2013), Akata Witch (an Amazon.com Best Book of the Year), Zahrah the Windseeker (winner of the Wole Soyinka Prize for African Literature), and The Shadow Speaker (a CBS Parallax Award winner).

Her latest works include her novel The Book of Phoenix (an Arthur C. Clarke Award finalist), her Binti Trilogy (the first of which won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards for Best Novella) and her children’s book Chicken in the Kitchen (winner of an Africana Book Award). The final installment of the Binti Trilogy (titled The Night Masquerade) will be released in September and the sequel to Akata Witch (title Akata Warrior) is due out in October. Nnedi is a Full Professor at the University at Buffalo, New York (SUNY).

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Edited by 2017-11-13 (Seregil of Rhiminee)
Speculative Fiction Novels (15)
2021  Remote Control
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Release date - January 19, 2021
2020  Ikenga
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2019  Binti: The Complete Trilogy (Binti)
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2018  Binti: The Night Masquerade (Binti, #3)
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2017  Akata Warrior (Akata Witch, #2)
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2017  Binti: Home (Binti, #2)
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2015  Binti (Binti, #1)
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2015  The Book of Phoenix (Who Fears Death, #2)
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2014  Lagoon
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2013  Kabu Kabu
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2011  Akata Witch (Akata Witch, #1)
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2010  Who Fears Death (Who Fears Death, #1)
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2009  Long Juju Man
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2007  The Shadow Speaker
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2005  Zahrah the Windseeker
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