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Simon Okotie
Simon Okotie was born to Nigerian/English parents. His family moved to rural Norfolk in the late seventies – seemingly one of few black families in the region. This is an extract from his novel Whatever Happened to Harold Absalon?, forthcoming from Salt Publishing.

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